"But what I can do is, I can be in this fight for all of our family", Warren continued.
In mid-December, former Obama housing chief Julian Castro also announced a presidential exploratory committee, which legally allows potential candidates to begin raising money.
That's after the 2020 aspirant suffered setbacks a year ago, when she was widely criticized for the clumsy October release of the results of a DNA test in an attempt to address her previous Native American ancestry claims.
Progressives who wanted to draft Warren to run for president in 2016 kicked off their campaign in the state. Warren has also steered clear of some national progressive hits, like "Medicare-for-all", which she hasn't mentioned through her first few stops.
Warren started her visit to Iowa on Friday with an event in Council Bluffs.
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But this weekend's trip will be her first swing through Iowa since she stumped for a Senate candidate there in 2014 - making her a latecomer to the state following visits by possible presidential candidates including Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, and a particularly buzzy speech by Cory Booker last fall. "Tribes - and only tribes - determine tribal citizenship", she said, adding that she understands a difference between having an "ancestry" and being a tribe member. She is not a citizen of any tribe.
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"You know, I'm glad you asked that question, I genuinely am, and I'm glad for us to have a chance to talk about it", Warren responded. Warren speak. Ultimately, Stroud couldn't get into the event but Warren came out and spoke to those who were turned away. But it was high in the minds of many voters who came to see Warren and who told CBS that defeating Mr. Trump next year is Priority Number One.
While Warren appears eager to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, she will have to convince others, including many in her own state, that she is the right candidate. The minimum wage should be able to keep a working family afloat, she said, and students shouldn't be burdened with $1.5 trillion in loan debt.
What resonated with her about Warren, she said, is how she fights for "the little guy".
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. Still, her decision to go to Iowa first - and build up her campaign staff there - suggests she views it as critical to her efforts to rise to the top of a crowded field. Both said they supported Bernie Sanders in the last presidential primary, and voted for Clinton in the general election.
Trump, who joined a chorus of Republicans in attacking Warren for years over her claim of being Native, has repeatedly used the racist nickname "Pocahontas" to mock Warren.
Along with her announcement, Warren released a four-minute video that focused on taking on Wall Street and corruption in Washington.
Kirsten Gillibrand, a senator from NY and former lawyer, is being touted as a contender but may be on the outer with some influential Democrats after she said Bill Clinton should have resigned over the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
"I admit. I buy stuff on Amazon", she reportedly said. "You would have to ask her psychiatrist". Many Democrats seized on the same report, determined to lay down a marker to ensure that Warren and the other women likely to run - so many of them politically and personally distinct from Clinton in so many ways - be spared a very similar treatment.