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Trump Is Worried About One Candidate the Most

Joe Biden; his campaign, however, is focusing on Harris, Warren, and Booker, reports Politico

(Newser) - As the Democratic field begins to take shape for 2020, Politico reports that President Trump is worried about Joe Biden—who remains undecided about a run—more than any other candidate. Trump reportedly thinks that Biden would give him the toughest run in a general election, but that's assuming... More »

Rob Lowe in Hot Water After Elizabeth Warren 'Chief' Tweet

'Parks and Rec' actor also doesn't seem to know what an Oxford comma is

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren officially entered the 2020 race on Saturday, and it caught the eye of Rob Lowe—whose tweet on the matter then caught a lot of eyes. "Elizabeth Warren would bring a whole new meaning to Commander in 'Chief,'" the 54-year-old Parks and Rec star... More »

Warren: Trump 'May Not Be a Free Person' by 2020

'It's no longer just the Mueller investigation,' she says

(Newser) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to be the Democratic nominee in 2020—and she's not sure who her Republican opponent will be. She told a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Sunday that every day brought "a racist tweet, a hateful tweet—something really dark and ugly" from... More »

Some See Trail of Tears Dig in Mocking Trump Tweet

President responds to Elizabeth Warren's 2020 announcement

(Newser) - President Trump responded to Elizabeth Warren's Saturday announcement that she is officially a 2020 contender with a tweet that has drawn plenty of attention, both for what it certainly says as well as what some claim it appears to say. "Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me... More »

As Old Document Surfaces, Warren Apologizes Again

1986 Texas bar registration shows identification as 'American Indian'

(Newser) - Her private apology has moved public: Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells the Washington Post she is sorry for identifying as Native American for nearly two decades. "I can't go back. But I am sorry for furthering confusion on tribal sovereignty and tribal citizenship and harm that resulted," the... More »

Elizabeth Warren: I'm Sorry

The presidential hopeful says she's sorry about that DNA test

(Newser) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren has apologized about the whole Native American ancestry thing—in private at least, the Intercept reports. Warren "reached out to us and has apologized to the tribe," says Julie Hubbard, the Cherokee Nation's executive director of communications. "We are encouraged by this dialogue... More »

Warren to Unveil 'Ultra-Millionaire' Tax

Mass. senator wants 2% tax on net worth above $50M, 3% above $1B

(Newser) - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't alone in wanting more taxes on the wealthy. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expected to propose an "ultra-millionaire" tax, the brain child of University of California-Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, reports Politico . It would impose a 2% tax on each dollar of net... More »

Trump Mocks Warren, but Critics Fault His Reference

He ridicules the 2020 candidate with a reference to the massacre at Wounded Knee

(Newser) - Jeff Bezos wasn't the only target of President Trump's scorn on Twitter on Sunday night: Trump also mocked 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren over an Instagram Live video. Trump tweeted a link to a snippet of the video, writing, "If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me as... More »

In Iowa, Warren Faces Question on DNA Test

Potential 2020 candidate says 'I am not a person of color'

(Newser) - There are a whopping 666 days to go until the 2020 presidential election, but potential candidate Elizabeth Warren was in Iowa this weekend and faced a question on the subject of her claim to Cherokee ancestry: "Why did you undergo the DNA testing and give Donald Trump more fodder... More »

Trump Addresses Elizabeth Warren's Presidential Bid

The president has reportedly spoken out on the US Senator's big announcement

(Newser) - President Donald Trump says he'd "love to run against" Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency. Trump says in an interview with Fox News Channel's "All-American New Year" set to air Monday night that... More »

Elizabeth Warren on Her Next Big Move: 'I Need You With Me'

Massachusetts senator announces she's launching exploratory committee for presidential run

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren changed her Twitter handle over the weekend from @elizabethforma to simply @ewarren, prompting whispers that the Massachusetts senator had plans in the works. Those plans came to light early Monday, when Warren, 69, made an announcement that the Washington Post calls a "legal precursor" to a presidential... More »

Trump: Warren's DNA Test Is 'Bogus'

Says senator is guilty of 'fraud against the American Public'

(Newser) - President Trump isn't buying the results of a DNA test suggesting that Elizabeth Warren has Native American ancestry. Trump unleashed a series of tweets Tuesday calling the test "bogus" and Warren a "phony." He also noted that the Cherokee Nation has criticized the Massachusetts senator for... More »

Cherokee Nation: Warren's DNA Test 'Inappropriate, Wrong'

'A DNA test is useless to determine tribal citizenship'

(Newser) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren has released a DNA test that shows "strong evidence" of at least some Native American ancestry—but the Cherokee Nation is not impressed. Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskins Jr. said in a statement Monday that a DNA test is "not evidence for tribal... More »

Warren to Trump: Pay Up That $1M

President challenged her to take a DNA test

(Newser) - Now that Elizabeth Warren has taken an ancestry test that shows "strong evidence" of Native American ancestry, she wants President Trump to pay up on a challenge. In a tweet , Warren reminded Trump that he once publicly challenged her to take such a DNA test for $1 million. "... More »

Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test on Ancestry

Stanford expert sees 'strong evidence' senator has Native American ancestry

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren has just made her strongest move yet to rebut President Trump's frequent mocking of her as "Pocahontas." The Massachusetts senator released the results of a DNA test to the (subscription-only) Boston Globe that finds "strong evidence" she has at least some Native American ancestry.... More »

Elizabeth Warren: I'll Consider 2020 After the Midterms

The Massachusetts Democrat is believed to be a likely presidential contender

(Newser) - Senator Elizabeth Warren isn't ready to announce a presidential bid just yet, but she could be soon. Per the Boston Globe , the Massachusetts Democrat told a town hall crowd that she's now focused on her re-election bid, but bets are off thereafter. "After Nov. 6 I will... More »

Report: Cherokee Claims Had No Role in Warren's Hiring

'It was just not an issue,' Harvard professor says

(Newser) - It probably won't be enough to get President Trump to drop his "Pocahontas" label for her, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren's controversial claims to Native American heritage didn't give her legal career a boost, according to the Boston Globe . The newspaper, after reviewing hundreds of documents and... More »

Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement

At rally in Montana, Trump says he'd like Massachusetts senator to take DNA test

(Newser) - President Trump visited Montana Thursday for a campaign rally in which he railed against familiar targets, but his longest attack came against a potential 2020 rival: Elizabeth Warren, reports NBC News . As he has done repeatedly before, Trump mocked her claims of Native American ancestry with the derisive label of... More »

Elizabeth Warren Fighting 'Pocahontas' Label

Politico sees a 'stealth campaign' as she champions Native American issues

(Newser) - President Trump's favorite nickname for potential 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren? Yes, "Pocahontas." The Massachusetts senator has accused the president of repeating a "racial slur" every time he uses it, but a story in Politico suggests that Warren is not only worried about the controversy, she's... More »

Senators: Trump Lacks 'Legal Authority' for 'Bloody Nose' Hit

Democrats warn that Congress must OK any preemptive strike on North Korea

(Newser) - If President Trump has any plans to give North Korea a "bloody nose" with a preemptive nuclear strike, he'd better go through the proper channels first. That's the gist of a letter, due to be delivered to Trump Monday, from 18 Democratic senators that warns of the... More »

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