"No. But it's important. Sometimes you just do the things because you think they're important," she said. "For me, the whole bureaucracy, the whole administrative work, it's about supporting what I really care about, which is the economic security of middle-class families."
Despite the attention she has gained during the recent weeks of intense backroom lobbying, Warren has no intention of a career change.
"I think this has come along too late for me to turn into a politician. I sure hope so," she said. "I don't think I could if I wanted to be. I've mouthed off far too many times for far too long on far too many subjects to be acceptable in the way that a good politician would have to be."
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