Washington Post: In Iowa, Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells a voter why she took that DNA test

The ancestry question was absent from Warren’s Friday-night town hall at a packed venue in Council Bluffs, and from a policy-heavy roundtable in Storm Lake on Saturday.

While Massachusetts Republicans had mocked Warren outside her events — one candidate followed her last year in a bus, decorated by a photo illustration of Warren in native headdress — there were no antics or operatives outside this weekend’s first Iowa events.

But the DNA answer was quickly sent to reporters by America Rising, a Republican opposition research group that has spent years tracking and researching Warren.

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