(CNN) – The battle for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, which seemed over the summer to be the nation's most civil political race, has morphed into one of the ugliest.
In just the last three days, dueling attack ads have reignited the debate over Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage, with Sen. Scott Brown, Warren's Republican rival, suggesting in his spot that Warren is untrustworthy.
(CNN) - Republican Sen. Scott Brown, engaged in one of the nation's closest battles for U.S. Senate against Democrat Elizabeth Warren, said Tuesday he does not condone the offensive gestures and sounds some of his staffers made at a rally this week.
The Brown staffers were captured on video making "war whoops" and "tomahawk chops," an apparent reference to the controversy surrounding Warren's claim to Native American heritage during her time as a professor at Harvard Law School. Both Brown and Warren released television spots Monday on the topic.
Washington (CNNMoney) – The $48 million fight for the Senate seat in Massachusetts pitting Harvard University professor Elizabeth Warren against Sen. Scott Brown is now this year's priciest congressional race.
Warren, a Democrat, is the nation's most recognized consumer advocate who helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.FULL STORY
(CNN) – The same day her rival hammered her in a political ad for her claims to Native American heritage, Elizabeth Warren fired back in an ad of her own, saying Sen. Scott Brown was attacking her family.
"As a kid, I never asked my mom for documentation when she talked about our Native American heritage," Warren says in the spot. "What kid would? But I knew my father's family didn't like that she was part Cherokee and part Delaware, so they had to elope."
(CNN) – Questions over Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage were revived by her rival for U.S. Senate Monday in a television ad characterizing Warren as untrustworthy.
Sen. Scott Brown, locked in a tight battle with Warren in Massachusetts, also used the topic to attack Warren at a debate last week. He asserts Warren used Native American heritage to help her chances of being hired by Harvard Law School as a professor.
(CNN) – The candidates were quick to attack Thursday night in their first debate as they vie for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts, delivering pointed barbs on their opponent’s character and record.
Republican Scott Brown pounced on the first question in the hour-long event moderated by WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller – a question about a candidate's character. Brown seized the opportunity to tear into Democrat Elizabeth Warren for a comment that has been a drag on her campaign since last spring for claiming Native American heritage–a claim Brown says could have helped her gain employment as a professor at Harvard Law School.
(CNN) – Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts appears to have received a slight bounce after her big speech at the Democratic National Convention, according to a new poll released Monday.
The Suffolk University/7News poll indicates Warren has a four-percentage-point margin, 48%-44%, among likely voters over Republican incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.
(CNN) - Elizabeth Warren, the White House consumer-protection adviser now running for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts, ripped into the tax plan put out by Mitt Romney, the state's former governor, at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night.
"He wants to give tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires," said Warren, a former Harvard law professor who served as the Senate watchdog over the 2008 bank bailout. "But for middle-class families who are hanging on by their fingernails? His plans will hammer them with a new tax hike of up to $2,000."
That's a lot of money to average folks, so let's take a closer look.FULL STORY
(CNN) - While we learned that rising stars in the Democratic Party come in younger (Sandra Fluke) and older (Elizabeth Warren) versions, it was a party elder and established superstar (President Bill Clinton) who stole the show on Day Two of the Democratic convention.
Wednesday's session began amid controversy over language in the party's platform that saw a tumultuous voice vote. And another one. And another one. It's not the image Democrats wanted to project after a successful opening night.FULL STORY
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (CNN) – For a first-time candidate in one of the tightest and most closely watched Senate races, there's no better spot to raise your profile than a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic convention just before former President Bill Clinton takes the microphone.
But that's where Elizabeth Warren will find herself on Wednesday night, speaking as a major voice for the Democratic Party and embraced by its liberal base.FULL STORY