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Poll Shows A Tight Senate Race

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Elizabeth Warren speaking in Brookline on Thursday. (Nate Goldman/WBUR)
Elizabeth Warren speaking in Brookline on Thursday. (Nate Goldman/WBUR)

Controversy over her claims of Native American heritage continue to dog Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren on the campaign trail, but a new poll suggests the issue is not having much effect on the actual voters.

A new Suffolk University poll shows Warren has closed the gap and is now in a virtual tie with the incumbent Republican, Senator Scott Brown. It also found that while most voters have heard about the flap over her Native American ancestry, they don't think it matters.

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  • Fred Thys, WBUR reporter

This segment aired on May 24, 2012. The audio for this segment is not available.

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