Elizabeth Warren on Thursday for claiming she is of Native American heritage.
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Warren is throwing her name into the ring early - but supporters in Council Bluffs say she should bring it on.
Warren's visit this weekend, four days after announcing she is exploring a run for president, will be a crucial test of her appeal beyond her base in MA, but Iowa could be a tricky battleground.
For someone known for her ability to rouse crowds with her takedowns of Wall Street and Trump, Warren ignited her audience in Iowa by promising, in her trademark style, to "persist".
Warren also defended her decision to host a live Instagram event on New Year's Eve from the kitchen of her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A DNA test the Democratic senator released in October found that she's between 1/64 and 1/1024 American Indian.
The President retweeted a meme from The Daily Wire that labels Warren "1/2020th".
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"If you believe that government out to work for all of us, then I think that's what the democratic party should be all about", Warren said to cheers. "Every Democratic candidate for president has got to tell themselves Iowa is winnable, but we can't do it the way Clinton did it".
Already, she has competition from ex-San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, who is teasing a "special announcement" next weekend in his hometown.
"Across this country wages are flat, across this country the cost of health care, the cost of sending your kids to college, the cost of housing, the cost of retirement are going up, up, up", she continued. "And that's only gonna happen if we've got a whole movement under way".
High school senior Maggie Bashore said she was curious, but looking for someone younger than Warren, who is 69.
Warren said she plans to run on many of those same basic economic issues, which she said have been made even more precarious by Washington politics.
Addressing reporters in Boston on Wednesday, Warren said she hoped the trip to Iowa would be a "conversation". Bernie Sanders gave her a run for her money.
Progressives who wanted to draft Warren to run for president in 2016 kicked off their campaign in the state.