Native Americans

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2019, file photo, Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., walks to a closed Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Virtually all of the Democratic presidential hopefuls have reached out to Cunningham who flipped a House seat in early-voting, conservative South Carolina. Democrats hoping to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020 are dancing with the freshman stars these days in an unprecedented pursuit of still-green lawmakers in an institution driven by seniority. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 19, 2019 - 1:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren gave a nod to the first two Native Americans elected to Congress. Sen. Jeff Merkley got a moment on-camera with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And virtually all of the Democrats who would be president have reached out to freshman Rep. Joe Cunningham in early-...
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Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at an organizing event Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 17, 2019 - 9:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren used her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate to describe a squeeze on working families and a political system that she says fails to protect homeowners, including the residents of Las Vegas who were pummeled by the mortgage crisis a decade...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2019 file photo Rene Ann Goodrich, of Superior with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, leads the procession though the streets of St. Paul during the Women's March at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Lawmakers in at least seven states have introduced legislation to address the unsolved deaths and disappearances of numerous Native American women and girls. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP, file)
February 13, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers in at least seven states have introduced legislation to address the unsolved deaths and disappearances of numerous Native American women and girls. The legislation calls for state-funded task forces and other actions amid deepening concerns that law enforcement...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves to local residents as she arrives at an organizing event, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 12, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren has met with Native American women, calling for "action" on issues important to their community such as the rising problem of missing and murdered indigenous women. Warren's meeting on Tuesday comes amid lingering tensions over her past claims to Native...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., poses for a photo with a local residents during an organizing event, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 10, 2019 - 5:30 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Back in Iowa as a full-fledged presidential candidate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took aim at President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he "may not even be a free person" by next year's election. The Massachusetts senator also urged fellow candidates to avoid letting Trump...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., acknowledges cheers as she takes the stage during an event to formally launch her presidential campaign, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 10, 2019 - 12:48 am
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her bid for the presidency official on Saturday in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build "an America that works for everyone." Warren delivered a sharp call for...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign that should be all about her vision for the future. But first she has to explain her past. For the second time in two weeks, the Massachusetts Democrat apologized Wednesday for claiming Native American...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an organizing event at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H. Warren is planning to take the next step in her 2020 presidential run on February 9, telling supporters today about a “BIG announcement” that day (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
February 01, 2019 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cherokee Nation says Sen. Elizabeth Warren has apologized for taking a DNA test to push back against President Donald Trump's taunts about her claim of Native American heritage. Tribe spokeswoman Julie Hubbard said Friday that the Massachusetts Democrat and likely 2020...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2005, file photo, tourist Chris Farthing from Suffolks County, England, takes a picture while visiting Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The Bureau of Land Management has rescheduled an oil and gas lease sale for March 28, 2019, that includes several parcels that are within 10 miles of the park. The agency says the sale was pushed back to accommodate a public protest period that was delayed due to the recent government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jeff Geissler, File)
January 31, 2019 - 7:32 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park and other sites sacred to Native American tribes. The sale comes as Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and...
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Moorhead, MN area elementary school electronic sign shows to temperature Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Daytime temperatures in the Fargo-Moorhead area were near -20F as frigid weather grips the area. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)
January 29, 2019 - 7:18 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Winter's sharpest bite in years moved past painful into life-threatening territory Tuesday, prompting officials throughout the Midwest to take extraordinary measures to protect the homeless and other vulnerable people from the bitter cold, including turning some city buses...
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