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Warren's DNA test: 'Pocahontas' pushback, possible 2020 prep

 

October 14, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — That "Pocahontas" taunt must have rankled.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's release Monday of a DNA analysis that she does indeed have Native American ancestry is a pointed pushback to Donald Trump's derisive nickname for her. It also looks like an attempt by the Massachusetts Democrat to defuse the issue ahead of a potential 2020 challenge to Trump.

A look at what's known about Warren and her Native American heritage.

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