Elizabeth Warren ‘hurt and angry’ over attacks on her AmerIndian ancestry

Elizabeth Warren ‘hurt and angry’ over attacks on her AmerIndian ancestry

Elizabeth Warren was “hurt” and “angry” about attacks on her family and ancestry in the 2012 Senate race, she writes in a new book, defending at length her characterization of her background as rooted in Native American ancestry.

Warren, the first-term Massachusetts Democratic senator, details her campaign to unseat former GOP Sen. Scott Brown in the book “A Fighting Chance.” POLITICO obtained an early copy of the book, which is set to be released on April 22.

The book begins with some of her earliest childhood memories of growing up poor in Oklahoma and reveals personal details about the senator’s life, including her first, failed marriage. It also dives into her views on the 2008 financial crisis and her role in building the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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