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Elizabeth Warren Stands by DNA Test. But Around Her, Worries Abound.

The plan was straightforward: After years of being challenged by President Trump and others about a decades-old claim of Native American ancestry, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts would take a DNA test to prove her stated family origins in the Cherokee and Delaware tribes.

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12/15/2018

article After the DNA debacle, Elizabeth Warren’s outreach to minority communities makes a pivot
(California) -- After releasing a DNA report that she hoped would prove she wasn’t lying about her Native American ancestry, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) found...

12/14/2018

article Elizabeth Warren, Speaking to Black Graduates, Warns ‘The Rules Are Rigged’
(Maryland) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat inching ever closer to a presidential run, gave a rousing winter commencement speech Friday at Morgan...
article Warren talks identity in address to historically black university: 'I'm not a person of color'
(Maryland) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) acknowledged Friday that she is "not a person of color" in her commencement address at Morgan State University, a...

12/11/2018

article 'Fauxcahontas' Elizabeth Warren's stock just went down -- again
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts wants to run for president in 2020, but her hometown newspaper thinks maybe she just oughta take a powder.
article What Elizabeth Warren Keeps Getting Wrong About DNA Tests and Native American Heritage
(USA) -- Back in October, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) unveiled the results of a DNA test showing "strong evidence" of a Native American ancestor some...

12/9/2018

article Even if She Survives the DNA Debacle, Liz Warren’s Tribal Troubles Are Far From Over
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s struggles to overcome the impact of her unproven—and likely incorrect—claims of Native American ancestry...

12/8/2018

article Why Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Fiasco Matters
(Washington D.C.) -- Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced Wednesday that he will not run for president in 2020, citing the “cruelty of our...

12/6/2018

article Elizabeth Warren Is Reportedly Starting to Regret That DNA Test
(Washington D.C.) -- Two months after Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test to show that there is “strong evidence” of her Native American...
article Elizabeth Warren Stands by DNA Test. But Around Her, Worries Abound.
(Washington D.C.) -- The plan was straightforward: After years of being challenged by President Trump and others about a decades-old claim of Native American ancestry,...

11/5/2018

article Trump: I’ll Keep Calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas,’ ‘That Name is Too Good to Give Up’
(Washington D.C.) -- During his Monday pre-midterms rally in Cleveland, Ohio, President Donald Trump told the crowd he intends to keep using his racially-charged,...
article Vukmir campaign’s use of ‘Pocahontas’ epithet shows she won’t represent WI
(Wisconsin) -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, forwarded a press release to The Badger Herald Friday titled “Pocahontas Campaigns With...

11/4/2018

article Brent Musburger made a controversial joke about Elizabeth Warren’s heritage
(Las Vegas) -- Brent Musburger has found controversy again. The 79-year-old sports broadcaster tweeted a comment about Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren along with an...

10/30/2018

article Tester: Warren’s DNA results don’t ‘pass the test’
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) on Monday said Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) use of a DNA test to claim Native American heritage doesn’t...

10/28/2018

article Trump Says He Has 'More' Native Blood Than Elizabeth Warren, But Thinks He'll Keep Calling Her Pocahontas
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump continued to mock progressive Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Saturday, citing her recent DNA test results that...

10/26/2018

article Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Donated To Native American Voting Group A Day After DNA Test
(Washington D.C.) -- Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign donated $10,000 to a Native American voting rights group on Oct. 16, a day after she...

10/24/2018

article Cepeda: Those who claim Native American heritage should help them build better lives
(Chicago) -- The drama over whether Elizabeth Warren could rightfully be considered Native American — and whether she used this claim to gain favor in her academic...

10/23/2018

article Claiming Native American heritage? Now what?
(Texas) -- The drama over whether Elizabeth Warren could rightfully be considered Native American — and whether she used this claim to gain favor in her academic...
article Two Native American geneticists interpret Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test
(USA) -- Dr. Carlos Bustamante, a prominent population geneticist, recently concluded that Senator Elizabeth Warren had “a Native American ancestor.” While...
article Warren's Native ties spark debate
(South Dakota) -- When Sen. Elizabeth Warren released results of a DNA test showing evidence of Native American ancestry it rekindled a running spat the Massachusetts...
article Strike against sovereignty? Sen. Warren asserts Native American ancestry via DNA
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has long battled with politicians and the media and has been the subject of sarcastic and racially-based attacks by...

10/22/2018

article Cherokees respond to Elizabeth Warren heritage questions
(North Carolina) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has claimed Cherokee heritage, and it’s been a source of controversy among tribes and her Republican critics....
article Elizabeth Warren Has Lost Her Way
(Washington D.C.) -- How many times during my childhood did my father tell me that when his grandmother and her sister sailed to America, they had traveled “a...

10/20/2018

article CILLIZZA: Elizabeth Warren's bad week in Washington
(Washington D.C.) -- It's hard in the era of Trump to get more attention -- and negative attention -- than the occupant of the White House. But Elizabeth Warren...
article Elizabeth Warren's DNA test raises fraught questions of Native American identity, tribes say
(USA) -- When Sen. Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results asserting her Native American ancestry this week, she was blasted by tribes including the Cherokee Nation,...
article Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership
(Washington D.C.) -- Jon Rios traces his ancestry to the Pima people of Arizona, but he has no tribal enrollment card, lives in Colorado and isn’t exactly sure...
article While the Elizabeth Warren-DNA news cycle plays out, issues Native Americans actually care about aren’t getting any attention
(Washington D.C.) -- This week saw a huge increase in political stories featuring issues related to Native Americans, but it wasn’t the type of attention that...
article Before Arguing About DNA Tests, Learn the Science Behind Them
(New York) -- People have always told stories about their ancestral origins. But now millions of people are looking at their DNA to see if those stories hold up. While...

10/19/2018

article Determining Who Is A Cherokee Is More Than DNA, Hoskin Says
(Washington D.C.) -- Let's hear some facts underlying the ugly political claims about Senator Elizabeth Warren's ancestry. President Trump refers to the...
article OP/ED: Native American Sovereignty Is Under Attack. Here’s How Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Hurt Our Struggle.
(Washington D.C.) -- Half a century ago, the Standing Rock Dakota scholar Vine Deloria Jr. wrote, “Whites claiming Indian blood tend to reinforce mythical beliefs...

10/18/2018

article Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Isn't Helping Tribe
(Massachusetts) -- A DNA test showing that Sen. Elizabeth Warren has Native American ancestry is "completely irrelevant to the process" of determining her...
article NAGLE: Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test hurts Native people
(Washington D.C.) -- After years of Trump and other Republican leaders bullying Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to take a DNA test to “prove” her claims of...
article ECHO HAWK: Changing Elizabeth Warren's story to one about Native America
(Washington D.C.) -- Invisibility of Native peoples to most of America threatens our fundamental rights and the wellbeing of our children. We are invisible within...
article MORON ALERT:‘It’s funny because you’re racist’: Twitter swamps Jason Chaffetz after he mocks Elizabeth Warren with Indian selfie
(Washington D.C.) -- Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz was deluged with mockery on Thursday after he posted a photo of a Native American statue to attack Sen....

10/17/2018

article Elizabeth Warren doesn’t think her claim to have Native American DNA was a huge mistake
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is defending her decision to release a DNA test and political ad asserting she has a distant Native American...
article Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren
(New York) -- If Senator Elizabeth Warren thought that releasing her DNA test results showing Native American ancestry would neutralize a Republican line of attack, she...

10/16/2018

article Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Isn't Helping Tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- A DNA test showing that Sen. Elizabeth Warren has Native American ancestry is "completely irrelevant to the process" of determining her...
article Elizabeth Warren Has a Native American Ancestor. Does That Make Her Native American?
(Washington D.C.) -- In a rare political riposte, Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday released an analysis of her DNA indicating that she has a Native American ancestor,...
article Native Americans, Cherokee Nation react to Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test
(Washington D.C.) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s claim to have Native American ancestry is brewing up a storm online, with many Native Americans deriding...
article The Elizabeth Warren Native American ancestry debate, explained
(Washington D.C.) -- She’s planning to run for president, and she’s trying to get out from whatever attacks Trump and other opponents may throw her way.
article Warren stumbles with ‘Native American’ rollout
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s carefully unveiled effort to defuse the Donald Trump-fueled controversy over her past claims of Native American...

10/15/2018

article Elizabeth Warren DNA Test Finds Distant Native American Ancestry
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren released results of a DNA test that suggests she does have a distant Native American ancestor in her lineage, appearing to...
article Elizabeth Warren hits back at Trump, releases DNA test 'strongly' supporting Native American ancestry
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test on Monday that "strongly support" her claims of Native American ancestry, hitting...
article Elizabeth Warren releases her DNA test results and dares Trump to make good on his $1 million bet
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has faced questions for years about her claims she has Native American ancestry — most infamously from President...
article No matter what Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test shows, there’s no genetic test to prove you’re Native American
(Washington D.C.) -- Over the weekend, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the results of a genetic test suggesting she does have some Native American ancestry....

10/6/2018

article Donald Trump Mocks ‘Pocahantas’ & She Fires Back
(Kansas) -- Donald Trump held a rally for thousands of his supporters at an event in Topeka, Kansas on Saturday night. The president talked about Brett Kavanaugh’s...

10/5/2018

article Warren Hints At White House Run, And Question 1 Under Scrutiny
(Massachusetts) -- At a town hall in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Senator Elizabeth Warren said she would be taking a "hard look" at running for president in 2020....

9/30/2018

article Trump repeats racial slur against Elizabeth Warren, calling senator 'Pocahontas'
(West Virginia) -- Donald Trump has repeated his use of a racial slur against Elizabeth Warren - labelling the Democrat senator “Pocahontas”. The US...

9/29/2018

article Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she will take ‘hard look’ at presidential run
(Massachusetts) -- Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts said Saturday that she plans to “take a hard look” at running for president in 2020...
article Trump again goes after Warren as 'Pocahontas'
(West Virginia) -- President Trump repeated his use of a racial slur for native Americans when criticizing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in West Virginia Saturday...

9/26/2018

article Elizabeth Warren ignites Democratic border war with Rhode Island over tribal casino
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren has boosted her standing with the Mashpee Wampanoag for her bill clearing the way for a tribal casino, but not with Rhode Island...

9/12/2018

article How Elizabeth Warren Is Dominating the Democratic Presidential Race
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren is often bracketed with Bernie Sanders, a fellow folk hero of the party’s progressive activists, and a competitor for much of...

9/9/2018

article Penn faculty stand by Elizabeth Warren as controversy around her heritage flares up again
(Pennsylvania) -- United States Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a rags-to-riches career path that is well-documented: Born in Oklahoma as the fourth child of middle-...

9/3/2018

article Elizabeth Warren releases personnel files from Harvard, other schools
(Massachusetts) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren released nearly a dozen personnel forms this week related to her academic career at Harvard and other schools, including...
article Evidence won’t silence Warren critics on ancestry issue, observers say
(Massachusetts) -- US Senator Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to show that her contested claims of Native American ancestry never benefited her career is unlikely to...
article Harvard did not consider Elizabeth Warren as Native American
(Massachusetts) -- Harvard University’s decision to hire Elizabeth Warren as a law professor in the 1990s was not based on any assertion that she has Native...
article The truth about the slander Trump will throw at Elizabeth Warren
(Washington D.C.) -- When it comes to attacking his opponents, President Trump obeys Henry David Thoreau’s advice: “Simplify, simplify.” For each enemy...
article WASHINGTON TIMES: Warren mounts PR blitz insisting Cherokee claims never helped her career
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched a public relations blitz over the weekend aimed at proving her claims of Cherokee ancestry had no impact on her high-...

9/2/2018

article Evidence won’t silence senator’s critics on ancestry issue, observers say
(Massachusetts) -- US Senator Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to show that her contested claims of Native American ancestry never benefited her career is unlikely to...
article What Harvard professors who were part of Elizabeth Warren’s hiring say about it
(Massachusetts) -- More than 60 Harvard professors were eligible to vote on whether to offer Elizabeth Warren a tenured position at the law school in 1993. The Globe...

9/1/2018

article Ethnicity not a factor in Elizabeth Warren’s rise in law
(Massachusetts) -- The 60-plus Harvard Law School professors who filed into an auditorium-style room on the first floor of Pound Hall on that February 1993 afternoon had...

8/24/2018

article Trump knocks Dem in Ohio governor's race: He was groomed by 'Pocahontas'
(Ohio) -- President Trump went after Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray at a dinner for the state’s Republican Party on Friday evening,...

8/21/2018

article Warren proposes sweeping crackdown on lobbying
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday unveiled sweeping anti-corruption legislation to tackle what she called a widespread "crisis of faith" in...

8/13/2018

article EDITORIAL: Setting down rules for the parade
(Massachusetts) -- Shiva Ayyadurai, an independent candidate running for the U.S. Senate, paid his $500 and entered his decorated campaign bus in the Yankee Homecoming...

7/30/2018

article GOP candidate: We don’t need need DNA test to know where Warren stands
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) Republican challenger Beth Lindstrom said on Monday that a DNA test on Warren's Native American heritage...

7/29/2018

article Trump wants Senator Warren to prove her heritage with a DNA test. Here’s why that may not work
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump recently offered to give $1 million to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s favorite charity. All the Massachusetts Democrat has to...

7/24/2018

article Leader of the Persistence
(Massachusetts) -- It was unremittingly hot at the farm in Natick, Massachusetts, where 1,500 people had gathered on the Sunday after the Fourth of July. Remarkably,...

7/9/2018

article RACIST BLOG: The Return of Fauxcahontas
(Washington D.C.) -- At a rally in Great Falls, Montana Thursday evening, President Donald Trump threw down the gauntlet to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren: $1...

7/8/2018

article Elizabeth Warren fires back at Trump: A ‘bully’ going after ‘women all across this country’
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) responded Sunday to President Trump’s taunting attacks on her last week, calling him a “bully” who...

7/7/2018

article Trump mocks #MeToo movement in derogatory rant about Elizabeth Warren at Montana campaign rally
(Montana) -- President Donald Trump revived a derogatory term he has previously used to reference Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts while speaking at a...
article Warren Smacks Trump Back Over DNA Test
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren ripped President Donald Trump on Twitter after he insulted her at a campaign rally in Montana. On Thursday, Trump repeated his...

7/6/2018

article Critics say Trump’s insults of Warren were a double scoop of misogyny, racism
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump has shown delight in talking about women’s bodies, whether it’s their blood, their reproductive organs, or their figures...
article Warren: Trump is trying to make all women 'shut up' with #MeToo joke
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) struck back on Friday at President Trump’s campaign rally comments Thursday mocking her and the #MeToo...

7/5/2018

article James Woods’ agent cites ‘patriotic’ duty in dropping him over vulgar Elizabeth Warren tweet
(Hollywood) -- James Woods is looking for a new agent after the one he had took exception to one of the actor and conservative Twitter icon’s politically charged...
article Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren’s heritage with talk of offering her a DNA test
(Montana) -- Donald Trump mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and the #MeToo movement during his campaign rally in Great Falls, Montana, Thursday night. Trump, in...
article Trump says he’d give Senator Elizabeth Warren $1m for charity if she can prove she’s Native American
(Montana) -- President Trump joked Thursday night that he would give Senator Elizabeth Warren $1 million to a charity of her choice if she took a DNA test and it proved...
article Warren fires back at Trump: Don’t ‘obsess over my genes’
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fired back at President Trump’s offer to pay $1 million to take a test to prove her Native American heritage...

6/29/2018

article Trump Jr. trolls Elizabeth Warren with $10K bet that Kimberly Guilfyole is 'more Native American'
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump Jr. wants to bet Sen. Elizabeth Warren $10,000 that his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, the former first lady of San Francisco, is...

6/27/2018

article MORON ALERT: Don Jr. Uses Girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Heritage to Troll Elizabeth Warren
(New York) -- Donald Trump Jr. just bet Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren $10,000 his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle is more Native American than she is.

6/24/2018

article Elizabeth Warren Clapped Back At Trump For Calling Her "Pocahontas" Again
(Nevada) -- Saturday marked yet another heated exchanged between the president and one of his most vocal Massachusetts-based opponents. It didn't go unnoticed.

6/23/2018

article Elizabeth Warren Condemned Trump in Reno. He Answered in Las Vegas With a Slur.
(Nevada) -- The clash began Saturday morning with a populist denunciation of President Trump’s policies, delivered in Reno, Nev., by a Democratic senator who is...

5/26/2018

article Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ slur as 2020 looms
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has quietly waged a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort to put “Pocahontas” in the past.

5/21/2018

article Cambridge rescinds order to remove anti-Warren ‘fake Indian’ campaign signs
(Massachusetts) -- That campaign sign dubbing Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren a “fake Indian” no longer faces an existential threat from the city of...

5/19/2018

article Trump foe Sen. Elizabeth Warren to address Lesley graduates
(Massachusetts) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an outspoken foe of President Donald Trump, is delivering the commencement address to graduates of Lesley...

5/17/2018

article Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign
(Massachusetts) -- A U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts is ending a lawsuit he'd filed against a city that asked him to remove a sign from a campaign bus reading...

5/2/2018

article Pocahontas descendent wants Elizabeth Warren to take DNA test
(Massachusetts) -- A descendent of Pocahontas wants Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to take a DNA test to verify her claims of Native American ancestry. “I...

5/1/2018

article Elizabeth Warren Challenger Sues Over 'Fake Indian' Sign
(Massachusetts) -- A U.S. Senate candidate is suing the city of Cambridge, saying officials violated his First Amendment rights by demanding he remove a sign from a...

4/25/2018

article Warren challenger sues to keep displaying 'fake Indian' signs
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts Senate candidate filed a federal lawsuit on Sunday against Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s hometown for the right to keep...

4/23/2018

article MORON ALERT: U.S. Senate Candidate Sues After Cambridge Shuts Down Slogan
(Massachusetts) -- One of the candidates challenging Elizabeth Warren for her U.S. Senate seat has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Cambridge accusing it of...

4/22/2018

article Warren: Trump’s Pocahontas Insult Is ‘Racist’
(Washington D.C.) -- Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said President Donald Trump calling her use of the “...

4/3/2018

article Native American Trump voter blasts his attacks on sacred lands and racist slurs against Elizabeth Warren
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump has angered many moderate tribal members with his racist attacks on Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). But now, it seems, even his...

3/26/2018

article Elizabeth Warren, Cherokees and 'Pocahontas': Why it matters
(Washington D.C.) -- By now, most Americans have heard that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator, scourge of Wall St. and liberal hero, falsely claimed to have...

3/19/2018

article Boston radio host plans to sneak DNA from Warren if she won’t take test
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren may want to keep a firm grip on her soda cans for the foreseeable future. Boston radio host Howie Carr revealed Friday that he...
article It's illegal to run a DNA test on Elizabeth Warren without her consent (We checked)
(Washington D.C.) -- Massachusetts voters may never know the true genetic heritage of Sen. Elizabeth Warren,D-Mass., but they can be very clear on what the law says...

3/16/2018

article LETTER: Column uses 'racist slur' to attack Sen. Warren
(Pennsylvania) -- I vigorously object to your printing of the "On The Right" Room for Debate column by John Kass, attacking Sen. Elizabeth Warren and calling...

3/15/2018

article OP/ED: Democrat identity politics compel Warren to take a DNA test
(Iowa) -- Isn’t it delicious that Fauxcahontas, aka Sen. Elizabeth Warren – the liberal Massachusetts Democrat toying with a 2020 presidential run – is...

3/14/2018

article FOX NEWS: Cherokee genealogist casts doubt on Elizabeth Warren's story of parents' elopement
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren doubled down on her disputed story about a Native American heritage in a recent TV appearance, but an expert says her story...
article Why Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to take a DNA test to prove Native American ancestry was probably a smart move
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) rejected a call this week by a Massachusetts newspaper to take a DNA test to prove her Native American heritage,...

3/13/2018

article OP/ED: Elizabeth Warren and the new birtherism
(Washington D.C.) -- Don't let them push you around, Sen. Warren. Please keep your spit to yourself. Apparently, DNA tests are the new birth certificates. Because...

3/11/2018

article Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is rejecting a Massachusetts newspaper’s suggestion that she take a DNA test to prove her Native American...
article Elizabeth Warren seeks to use Trump Pocahontas 'racial slur' as political tool
(Massachusetts) -- Elizabeth Warren has responded to Donald Trump’s latest “Pocahontas” jibe by highlighting the problem of sexual violence against...

3/10/2018

article Elizabeth Warren dismisses call to prove Native American ancestry claims with DNA test
(Massachusetts) -- Although questions over her claims of Native American ancestry have continued to dog U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the years since her 2012 campaign,...
article Sen. Warren says she isn't running for president in 2020
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn't running for president in 2020. "I am not running for president in 2020," Warren told CNN's...
article Trump hits possible Warren presidency: 'Pocahontas' is losing an audience
(Pennsylvania) -- President Trump resumed his criticism of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Saturday, calling her "Pocahontas" and saying she wouldn't...

3/9/2018

article Warren comes under pressure to settle Cherokee issue by taking DNA test
(Washington D.C.) -- For the last month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has tried to put the flap over her disputed claims of Cherokee ancestry behind her by embracing tribal...
article BLOG: No, Elizabeth Warren cannot prove she’s Native American merely by taking a DNA test
(USA) -- Elizabeth’s Warren’s Native American/Cherokee Controversy is not going away. As she prepares for a 2020 presidential run, Warren tried to deal with...

3/5/2018

article Elizabeth Warren seeks to neutralize 'Pocahontas' barbs
(Massachusetts) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run...

3/4/2018

article Warren Seeks To Neutralize 'Pocahontas' Barbs
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible...

2/26/2018

article Elizabeth Warren's stealth campaign to shed 'Pocahontas'
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren’s surprise address this month on her disputed Native American heritage was just one piece of a concerted campaign by the...

2/23/2018

article Only Native Americans can decide whether Elizabeth Warren — or anyone else — is Native American
(Massachusetts) -- Last week, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a surprise speech to the National Congress of American Indians promising to champion...
article OP/ED: Elizabeth Warren’s empty platitude over Native ancestry
(Colorado) -- In a speech to the National Congress of the American Indian earlier this month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., publicly addressed her claims to Native...

2/17/2018

article OP/ED: Elizabeth Warren bear hugs ‘Pocahontas’ — Will it work for 2020 presidential run?
(USA) -- There is nothing spontaneous about Elizabeth Warren’s political career. Much like Hillary Clinton, Warren is very calculating and contrived — she doesn’t...

2/16/2018

article A Native American Activist Who’s Critical of Elizabeth Warren Says Her ‘Pocahontas’ Speech Was A ‘Step In The Right Direction’
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren used her recent address at the National Congress of American Indians to address long-standing criticisms of her claims of Native...
article Battenfeld: Liz must drop native ‘myth’ for support
(Massachusetts) -- Elizabeth Warren still hasn’t answered that question, and unless she does, she won’t shake off the doubts and questions surrounding her...
article COLUMN: Warren’s pledge to Native Americans is bigger than politics
(Massachusetts) -- Imagine a major political figure addressing a festering personal controversy with grace and self-reflection. These days, about the only way you’...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Chairman Responds to Senator Warren Remarks at National Congress of American Indians
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren (D – Massachusetts) addressed the Naitonal Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Winter Session on Wednesday, February...
article Senator Warren Speaks To Tribal Hardship, Resilience
(Washington D.C.) -- Mashpee Wampanoag tribal leaders have praised remarks made by US Senator Elizabeth A. Warren (D-Massachusetts). Sen. Warren gave her address...

2/15/2018

article 'Let's talk about Pocahontas,' Elizabeth Warren tells tribal leaders, addressing Native heritage claims
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gave a surprise speech at the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, and she...
article Elizabeth Warren: Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab reduced Native Americans to 'butt of a joke'
(Washington D.C.) -- It's been months since President Trump jabbed at Sen. Elizabeth Warren with an old nickname: "Pocahontas." But that didn't keep...
article Read the text of Elizabeth Warren’s speech to Native American group
(Washington D.C.) -- Read the prepared text of the speech Senator Elizabeth Warren gave to Native Americans on Wednesday.
article Vineyard Tribe Chairman Introduces Senator Warren
(Washington D.C.) -- When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a closely watched speech this week to a group of Native American tribal leaders, it was the chairman of...
article Tribal leaders cheer surprise speaker as meeting in D.C. winds down
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal leaders gave a standing ovation to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) after a surprise speech in which she promised to stand up for...

2/14/2018

article Elizabeth Warren addresses Native heritage claims, 'Pocahontas' and slams Trump
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) directly addressed her Native American heritage in a speech to the National Congress of American Indians on...
article Elizabeth Warren, Addressing Claims of Native Ancestry, Vows to Press for Tribes
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren addressed questions about her racial heritage and vowed in a speech on Wednesday to a group of tribes to do more for Native...
article Warren accuses Trump of 'disrespect' to Native Americans for 'Pocahontas' nickname
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren has had it with the whole “Pocahontas” thing. The Massachusetts Democrat used a surprise appearance Wednesday...
article Warren addresses claims of Native American heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren made a surprise appearance at the National Congress of American Indians Wednesday morning, forcefully responding to...
article Warren Denies Using Native American Claim To Advance Career
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas."...
article Warren Responds To Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Jabs In Surprise Speech To Native American Group
(Washington D.C.) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren defended her claims of Native American heritage and responded to the nickname President Donald Trump uses to...
article Warren says Trump ‘will never take’ away her Native American heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren reaffirmed her claims of Native American heritage during an address to community leaders on Wednesday, pushing back against...

2/4/2018

article Cherokee Activist Calls Out Elizabeth Warren For Claiming Native American Ancestry
(Indian Country) -- An enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation and the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center co-director is calling on U.S. Senator Elizabeth...

1/28/2018

article Cherokee Woman Blasts Elizabeth Warren: 'We've Asked Her to Stop' Claiming Our Ancestry
(USA) -- A Cherokee woman joined Jesse Watters to criticize Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for refusing to back down on her claim of Cherokee ancestry.

1/20/2018

article Elizabeth Warren’s Native American claims will not go away, now a fresh investigation raises more questions
(Washington D.C.) -- It seems U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will never live down her assertion of Native American ancestry. Warren, whom President Donald Trump has...
article Elizabeth Warren’s Native American problem goes beyond politics
(Washington D.C.) -- There’s a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in Massachusetts this...

12/2/2017

article Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Pocahontas’ Controversy
(USA) -- Q: Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren part Native American? Is that how she got jobs as a professor at Ivy League law schools? A: Warren has not proved that she is part...

11/30/2017

article 'Pretendians': Elizabeth Warren not alone in making questionable claim to Native American heritage
(Indian Country) -- After the president mockingly called Sen. Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" at a Navajo Code Talkers event Monday, layers of outrage swept...

11/29/2017

article Warren opponents weigh in on ‘Pocahontas’ remark
(Massachusetts) -- President Trump’s Massachusetts campaign co-chairman, now a candidate hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren next year, said Wednesday he...

11/5/2017

article Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ insult to Warren angers Native American community
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump’s well-worn habit of addressing political adversaries by memorable, insulting nicknames has struck a nerve with members...

11/4/2017

article Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ jab at Elizabeth Warren draws the ire of Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- On Tuesday, the White House proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month. On Friday, President Trump took jab at a political foe using a...

11/3/2017

article Chris Murphy rips Trump over 'Pocahontas' tweet
(Washington) -- Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Friday accused President Trump of using a 140-character tweet to send a "racial slur and a threat to jail a political...

7/15/2017

article Self-Described ‘Real Indian’ Offers Abrasive Challenge to Warren
(New York) -- There’s zero doubt that Republicans all over the country dislike Senator Elizabeth Warren with a particular passion. And though they are loath to...

6/27/2017

article Why it’s time for President Trump to stop calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’
(Washington D.C.) -- Earlier this week, President Trump again referred to US Senator Elizabeth Warren by his favorite nickname for her: Pocahontas. It’s a racially...

6/26/2017

article Trump calls Elizabeth Warren an ‘insult to Pocahontas’
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump bashed Senator Elizabeth Warren in a “Fox and Friends” interview that aired on Sunday. During the interview, Trump...

5/28/2017

article Indian-American Challenges Elizabeth Warren To Take A DNA Test
(Massachusetts) -- A potential political rival to Elizabeth Warren has challenged the incumbent U.S. senator on social media to take a simple DNA test. V.A. Shiva...

5/1/2017

article MORON ALERT: Bill Maher calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ to her face during interview
(California) -- Bill Maher called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” to her face on his show Friday — and she didn’t seem too happy about it. The...

4/30/2017

article THE BLAZE: Cherokee Indian reveals truth to Jake Tapper about Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage claims
(Washington D.C.) -- During her run for Senate in 2012, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) became a controversial and polarizing figure over her claim that she is a minority...

4/29/2017

article Trump revives ‘Pocahontas’ insult of Elizabeth Warren
(Georgia) -- President Donald Trump revived one of his favorite — and most provocative — taunts against Elizabeth Warren on Friday, derisively calling the...

2/13/2017

article Franken Slams Trump For Again Calling Warren 'Pocahontas'
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump for recently referring to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as Pocahontas during a...

2/12/2017

article President Trump Thinks It’s Cute to Call Sen. Warren “Pocahontas” – American Indians Don’t Think It is Funny
(Washington D.C.) -- Picking up where he left off on the campaign trial, President Trump on Thursday referred to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) as “...

10/18/2016

article Former MLB pitcher kicks off Senate campaign with an offensive slur aimed at Elizabeth Warren
(Massachusetts) -- When guy-not-getting-into-the-Hall-of-Fame Curt Schilling isn’t considering shaving, he’s out and about saying crazy things into...

7/27/2016

article BLOG: 6 Instances Of Cultural Appropriation During Elizabeth Warren’s Night At The DNC
(Philadelphia) -- Despite divisions in the party, the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is filled with people who are unanimous in fancying themselves...

7/24/2016

article Elizabeth Warren Calls Donald Trump "Reckless" After His Comments About Her Native American Heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- Ah, Twitter, that ubiquitous medium of polite and thoughtful political discourse. On Saturday, Donald Trump took time away from awkwardly forehead-...

7/20/2016

article Donald Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Line Miffs Millions
(Washington D.C.) -- So many Americans, white and especially black, have or believe they have Native American blood. For Trump to make a joke of it is—well, it...

7/14/2016

article Digging through Elizabeth Warren’s history of identification
(Massachusetts) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren could face pointed questions — and widen Hillary Clinton’s already gaping trust gap — if she takes a...

7/13/2016

article Heritage flap may sow distrust
(Massachusetts) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s mysterious Native American back story could inflate the voter distrust already plaguing Hillary Clinton’s...

7/9/2016

article DAY: No, you are not part Cherokee. And neither is Elizabeth Warren.
(USA) -- “There’s a running joke in Indian country,” said a spokesperson for the Cherokee Nation recently. “If you meet somebody who you wouldn...

7/3/2016

article Fact Checker: Warren's heritage a target for Trump
(Washington D.C.) -- "Crooked Hillary is wheeling out one of the least productive senators in the U.S. Senate, goofy Elizabeth Warren, who lied on heritage."...

7/2/2016

article Elizabeth Warren Is ‘Convenient Indian’ Moya-Smith Said on CNN
(USA) -- This morning, CNN’s Michael Smerconish featured Simon Moya-Smith, ICTMN’s culture editor, for a discussion on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA)...

6/30/2016

article MOYA-SMITH: Warren should apologize to Native Americans
(New York) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren owes Native Americans an apology. The former Harvard Law professor claims to be one of us, an "Indian" if we choose to...

6/29/2016

article Here's the deal with Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- From "Lyin' Ted" Cruz and "Lil' Marco" Rubio to "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, Donald Trump has consistently...
article Sorry, Scott Brown: A DNA test can’t tell us if Elizabeth Warren has Native American roots
(Washington D.C.) -- Before Scott Brown lost his Senate reelection bid to to Elizabeth Warren in 2012, the race briefly centered on a weird topic: Warren's ancestry...

6/28/2016

article Elizabeth Warren May Not Be Native American, But That Doesn’t Make Donald Trump Right
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump gets a lot of attention for saying offensive things about Mexicans, but on Monday, America's birther-in-chief reminded us that he...
article Elizabeth Warren on 'The View,' Talks Native American Heritage: Trump Can't "Bully Me Into Shutting Up"
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appears on ABC's The View today after she joined Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail Monday for the first time...
article Is Elizabeth Warren Native American? Here's the Mass. Senator's Heritage Explained
(Washington D.C.) -- As Hillary Clinton further aligns her campaign with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump continues...

6/27/2016

article Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren "Very Racist" for Claiming Native American Heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump augmented his attacks on Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday, slamming the Hillary Clinton surrogate for her claims of Native American...
article Scott Brown says Warren could ‘take a DNA test’ to prove she’s part Cherokee
(Washington D.C.) -- As Donald Trump continues to call Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, former Massachusetts senator Scott...
article Scott Brown: Warren Should Take DNA Test To Prove Her Native American Root
(Washington D.C.) -- Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) suggested Monday that his onetime opponent Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) get a DNA test to prove her Native American...
article Trump Surrogate: Calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ Is Likely A Compliment
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump’s label of choice for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has long been “Pocahontas,” a derogatory term intended to...

6/19/2016

article Elizabeth Warren Skewers Donald Trump Perfectly Once Again
(Washington D.C.) -- On Saturday, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren played yet another round of what seems to be her favorite game: Donald Trump whack-a-mole....
article Elizabeth Warren's Native American Ancestry Revisited on Social Media in Wake of Running Mate Speculation
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren’s old scandal has resurfaced now that her prominence within the Democratic Party has been spotlighted during the 2016...

6/18/2016

article Warren relishes role attacking Donald Trump
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren is tearing into Donald Trump, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a ‘‘small, insecure money grubber...

3/26/2016

article Liz Warren blasts Trump's 'hate-filled attacks on my family'
(Massachusetts) -- Bay State U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s “hate-filled attacks” on her Native American heritage...
article Reporter asks Elizabeth Warren if Trump speaks “with a forked tongue”
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren’s false claim to be Indian has been back in the news lately. Donald Trump mockingly referred to her as “the Indian...

3/21/2016

article Donald Trump on Elizabeth Warren: ‘She’s got about as much Indian blood as I have’
(Washington D.C.) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been ratcheting up her calls denouncing Donald Trump. And it seems as though Trump has taken notice. In a...
article Trump Responds To Elizabeth Warren Tweet Rant By Calling Her ‘The Indian’
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as “the Indian” during a Monday press conference on the grounds of his new...

7/15/2014

article Don Surber: Fauxcahontas may not help Tennant in her Senate race
(South Carolina) -- Democratic Secretary of State Natalie Tennant brought Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to the Eastern Panhandle to raise money for Tennant’s...

4/28/2014

article RNC to Warren: Prove Your Cherokee Heritage
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren’s alleged American-Indian family history remains in question, and the Republican National Committee wants answers.

4/16/2014

article Elizabeth Warren: ‘I was hurt, and I was angry’
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren was “hurt” and “angry” about attacks on her family and ancestry in the 2012 Senate race, she writes in a...
article Hits on ancestry claims angered Elizabeth Warren
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren recounts in her new autobiography that she was “hurt” and “angry” by news reports that there was...

1/8/2013

article Sen. Warren not listed among Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage sparked a major dust-up in the Massachusetts Senate campaign last year. Now, the newly sworn-in...

1/7/2013

article Liz won’t beat drum / After touting her heritage ...
(Massachusetts) -- Despite repeated claims she is “proud” of her Cherokee heritage, newly minted U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is keeping that pride under wraps...

12/25/2012

article OP/ED: Cherished family lore could be in doubt
(California) -- I am descended from an American Indian tribe of Massachusetts, perhaps Wampanoag, maybe Nipmuk or Nauset. Three Morse brothers sailed from England and...

12/17/2012

article Limbaugh: ‘Elizabeth Warren, Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver’
(Washington D.C.) -- On December 13, the always controversial conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh made sure he was clear about his comments in regards to Massachusetts...

12/16/2012

article Limbaugh: Elizabeth Warren is ‘Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver’
(USA) -- Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday referred to Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren as “Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver,” confirming that he...

11/6/2012

article Elizabeth Warren defeats Scott Brown
(Massachusetts) -- Elizabeth Ann Warren, a fierce consumer advocate who galvanized liberals across the nation, defeated Senator Scott Brown on Tuesday, avenging the...

11/3/2012

article How Elizabeth Warren staged her comeback
(Massachusetts) -- Elizabeth Warren arrived at her party’s national convention two months ago a potential Democratic debacle in the making — deadlocked in...

11/2/2012

article MORON ALERT: Controversy Over Haverhill Scott Brown ‘Not An Indian’ Sign
(Massachusetts) -- A political sign is sparking controversy in Haverhill. A businessman put up a sign on his building that reads, “Re-elect Scott Brown, Lt. Col US...

10/11/2012

article OP/ED: The Elizabeth Warren Situation Is More Complicated Than Many Think
(Minnesota) -- A ton of ink has been spilled on the subject of the Elizabeth Warren run for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. Most of the writing on the Indian side of...
article Warren-Brown Third Debate: Massachusetts Candidates Talk Issues, Not Claims to Native Heritage
(Massachusetts) -- In their third senate debate that took place October 10, Incumbent U. S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren did not descend...

10/8/2012

article Massachusetts Republican Party mailer accuses Elizabeth Warren of '25 years of deception and cover-ups'
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Republican Party has sent out a scathing mailer accusing Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of “25 years of...
article NCAI calls for civility in Massachusetts Senate race
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Congress of American Indians has called for “civility” in light of developments in the Massachusetts Senate race between...

10/7/2012

article BLOG: Dear Elizabeth Warren: I know kids who would ask their parents for proof of their identity
(Illinois) -- Yesterday (September 24, 2012), Elizabeth Warren responded to Scott Brown's attack on her heritage by putting out an ad in which she rhetorically asks...
article BLOG: Why the Elizabeth Warren Issue Is Not About Her Race
(Oklahoma) -- As Elizabeth Warren supporters, including Deval Patrick, throw out terms like racism and “birther” in this hotly contested race for the Senate...

10/6/2012

article Black clergy in Boston endorse Warren
(Massachusetts) -- Some of Boston’s most prominent African-American ministers put their support behind Elizabeth Warren Thursday and denounced Senator Scott Brown...
article Column: 'Minority' claim still dogs Warren thanks to her own mishandling
(Massachusetts) -- It is the issue that will not go away. For two debates in a row in the hotly contested U.S. Senate fight between incumbent Sen. Scott Brown and...

10/5/2012

article Brown fights back over Patrick’s ‘birther’ slap
(Massachusetts) -- U.S. Sen. Scott Brown dismissed Gov. Deval Patrick’s claim that he’s a “Bay State birther” because Brown is demanding...
article Deval Patrick: Scott Brown is ‘Bay State birther’
(Massachusetts) -- Republican Sen. Scott Brown has become a “Bay State birther” after his repeated attacks on Elizabeth Warren’s purported Native...
article Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown, and the Myth of Race
(Massachusetts) -- If as David Axelrod once said, “Campaigns are like an MRI for the soul,” then what do we see when we peer into the campaigns of...
article Gov. Patrick: Sen. Brown ‘Bay State Birther’ For Warren Native American Ads
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is calling Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown “a Bay State birther” for running television campaign ads...

10/4/2012

article Warren discusses Native American ancestry
(Massachusetts) -- David Gregory of "Meet the Press" started off the Senate debate by asking Elizabeth Warren about her Native American heritage. Warren noted...
article Why the Native American heritage fight isn’t hurting Elizabeth Warren
(Massachusetts) -- Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s claim to Native American heritage has been the focus of three recent TV ads, the first ten...

10/1/2012

article Poll: Warren leads Sen. Brown, but faces challenges in Mass. Senate race
(Massachusetts) -- Elizabeth Warren leads Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) by 5 percentage points in a new poll, with 43 percent support to Brown's 38. However, a...

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