Poll shows a close Senate race despite flap over Indian identity

Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts remains locked in a tight race with Republican Scott Brown despite controversy about her claims of being Native American.

According to a Democratic-commissioned poll, support for Warren and Brown is evenly split. Warren has defended her decision to identify as Native American as Brown has repeatedly criticized her for doing so.

Warren believes her family has Cherokee and Delaware ancestry although she lacks definite proof of the claim.

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Democratic poll shows Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren in dead heat despite Native American controversy (The Springfield Republican 5/23)

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