Warren appears to be weathering controversy over her heritage

The latest polls show that Senator Scott Brown is not winning any advantage over the revelations about Elizabeth Warren's claims to Cherokee ancestry. Politico: Suffolk University had a poll last week showing Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren separated by only 1 point in the Massachusetts. Today, two more surveys have the race too close to call: the Boston Globe has Brown up 2 points, while the Western New England University Polling Institute has Warren ahead by the same margin. Brown's approval rating is very healthy in both polls (60 percent in the Globe poll and 51 percent in Western New England University's poll), but the race is deadlocked as Democrats move toward Warren in the very liberal state. In the Globe survey, the whole issue of Warren's claimed Native American ancestry doesn't appear to have worked a dramatic change on the campaign: Voters in the Globe poll seemed well aware of the issue, with 37 percent indicating they were very familiar and 33 percent saying they were...(Read Full Post)