(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Democratic US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

PersonalBirth date: June 22, 1949 Birth place: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Birth name: Elizabeth Ann Herring Read MoreFather: Donald Herring, salesman and maintenance man Mother: Pauline (Reed) Herring, department store worker Marriages: Bruce Mann (July 12, 1980-present); Jim Warren (1968-1980, divorced) Children: with Jim Warren: Alex, 1976; Amelia, 1971Education: Attended George Washington University, 1966-1968; University of Houston, B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, 1970; Rutgers University, J.D., 1976 Religion: Methodist Other FactsState high school champion in debate.Before the mid-1990s, Warren was a registered Republican.Warren is an expert on bankruptcy law and was an adviser to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in the 1990s. Warren has written or cowritten 11 books. Her books include two co-written with her daughter, Amelia Warren Tyagi, “The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke” and “All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan.” According to Congressional disclosure reports, Warren’s net worth is between $2.59 million and $8.38 million.Warren apologizes for listing race as 'American Indian'Warren apologizes for listing race as 'American Indian'Warren apologizes for listing race as 'American Indian'JUST WATCHEDWarren apologizes for listing race as ‘American Indian’ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Warren apologizes for listing race as ‘American Indian’ 03:14Timeline1966-1968 – Warren attends George Washington University on a debate scholarship. She drops out after two years to get married. Early 1970s – After graduating from college, Warren works as a speech pathologist at a New Jersey elementary school. 1977-1978 – Law lecturer at Rutgers School of Law. 1978-1983 – Assistant, and later associate professor at the University of Houston Law Center. 1983-1987 – Professor of law at the University of Texas Law School in Austin. 1987-1995 – Law professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. 1992-1993 – Visiting professor at Harvard Law School.1995-2012 – Professor at Harvard Law School. 2007 – Warren writes an article outlining her idea for a federal agency designed to protect consumers from fraudulent or misleading financial products, like mortgages and credit cards. November 14, 2008 – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appoints Warren to a Congressional oversight panel overseeing the $700 billion Troubled Assets Relief Program. September 17, 2010 – President Barack Obama appoints Warren as assistant to the president and special adviser to the Treasury secretary in order to launch the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. July 2011 – Due to opposition from Republicans and some Democrats, Obama declines to nominate Warren as permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. August 1, 2011 – Warren steps down as a special adviser to Obama. September 14, 2011 – Warren announces she’s running for the US Senate in Massachusetts. September 5, 2012 – Warren speaks at the Democratic National Convention.November 6, 2012 – Wins the race for Senate in Massachusetts, defeating incumbent Scott Brown. April 22, 2014 – Warren’s memoir, “A Fighting Chance,” is published.November 13, 2014 – Reid taps Warren to join his leadership team. December 15, 2014 – In an interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep, Warren repeats four times that she is not running for president in 2016. June 2, 2015 – Warren writes a scathing letter to Mary Jo White, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), saying “I am disappointed by the significant gap between the promises you made during and shortly after your confirmation and your performance as SEC Chair.” In a statement released in 2013, Warren said that “the SEC needs to be a tough watchdog for the American people.”February 7, 2017 – During a debate on the nomination of Jeff Sessions as US attorney general. Senate Republicans vote to rebuke Warren as she reads a letter that Coretta Scott King wrote in 1986 criticizing Sessions.April 18, 2017 – Her book “This Fight Is Our Fight” is published. June 5, 2017 – FCTRY, a Brooklyn-based product design company, starts a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of Warren action figures, and surpasses its goal within hours. FCTRY says it wants to partner with Emily’s List, a non-profit that promotes getting pro-choice, Democratic women elected to office. November 27, 2017 – At an event honoring Navajo code talkers, President Donald Trump references Warren by the nickname he gave her, Pocahontas. In an interview with MSNBC, Warren remarks, “It is deeply unfortunate that the President of the United States cannot even make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur. Donald Trump does this over and over thinking somehow he is going to shut me up with it. It hasn’t worked in the past, it isn’t going to work out in the future.”October 15, 2018 – Warren releases results of a DNA test showing she has distant Native American ancestry, with analysis performed by Carlos Bustamante, a professor of genetics at Stanford University and adviser to Ancestry and 23 and Me. The Cherokee Nation issues a statement in response to the test, criticizing Warren for using DNA to claim tribal heritage. November 6, 2018 – Is re-elected for a second term in the US Senate.December 31, 2018 – Announces that she is forming a presidential exploratory committee. January 31, 2019 – The Intercept reports that Warren reached out to Cherokee leaders and apologized in the wake of the DNA testing. February 4, 2019 – Warren tells CNN she has apologized to Cherokee leaders for sparking “confusion” by her use of a DNA test to prove Native American ancestry, adding that she didn’t mean to cause any “harm” to the tribe by citing her heritage “decades ago.”February 5, 2019 – The Washington Post reports Warren listed her race as “American Indian” on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986.February 9, 2019 – Warren officially launches her 2020 presidential campaign at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts.March 5, 2020 – Warren announces she is ending her presidential campaign. April 15, 2020 – Warren endorses Joe Biden for president. April 23, 2020 – Warren announces her oldest brother, Donald Reed Herring, died of Covid-19 on April 21, 2020.May 4, 2021 – Warren’s memoir, “Persist,” is published. May 9, 2021 – Warren says she will run for reelection for her Senate seat in 2024.Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses a rally in support of Social Security and Medicare on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses a rally in support of Social Security and Medicare on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerSen. Elizabeth Warren addresses a rally in support of Social Security and Medicare on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Hide Caption 1 of 17President Barack Obama (right) speaks as Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen at an AARP conference, February 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama (right) speaks as Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen at an AARP conference, February 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerPresident Barack Obama (right) speaks as Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen at an AARP conference, February 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Hide Caption 2 of 17Warren (2nd from left) speaks as Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Illinois, (left), Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, (3rd from left) and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, (right) listen during a news conference on college affordability on June 5, 2014, on Capitol Hill.Warren (2nd from left) speaks as Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Illinois, (left), Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, (3rd from left) and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, (right) listen during a news conference on college affordability on June 5, 2014, on Capitol Hill. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren (2nd from left) speaks as Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Illinois, (left), Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, (3rd from left) and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, (right) listen during a news conference on college affordability on June 5, 2014, on Capitol Hill.Hide Caption 3 of 17Democratic Senators Barabara Mikulski, Debbie Stabenow, Warren, Tammy Baldwin and Amy Klobuchar at a news conference to announce their support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10 at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2014.Democratic Senators Barabara Mikulski, Debbie Stabenow, Warren, Tammy Baldwin and Amy Klobuchar at a news conference to announce their support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10 at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2014. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerDemocratic Senators Barabara Mikulski, Debbie Stabenow, Warren, Tammy Baldwin and Amy Klobuchar at a news conference to announce their support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10 at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2014.Hide Caption 4 of 17Then-nominee for the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen (left) shakes hands with Warren (Right) after her confirmation hearing before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on November 14, 2013, on Capitol Hill.Then-nominee for the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen (left) shakes hands with Warren (Right) after her confirmation hearing before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on November 14, 2013, on Capitol Hill. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerThen-nominee for the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen (left) shakes hands with Warren (Right) after her confirmation hearing before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on November 14, 2013, on Capitol Hill.Hide Caption 5 of 17Warren speaks at a press conference on April 16, 2013, in Boston, one day after the Boston Marathon bombing.Warren speaks at a press conference on April 16, 2013, in Boston, one day after the Boston Marathon bombing. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren speaks at a press conference on April 16, 2013, in Boston, one day after the Boston Marathon bombing.Hide Caption 6 of 17Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members (right to left) Sen. Joe Manchin, Warren and Heidi Heitkamp participate in a hearing with then-Federal Reserve Bank Chairman, Ben Bernanke, after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress on February 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members (right to left) Sen. Joe Manchin, Warren and Heidi Heitkamp participate in a hearing with then-Federal Reserve Bank Chairman, Ben Bernanke, after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress on February 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerSenate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members (right to left) Sen. Joe Manchin, Warren and Heidi Heitkamp participate in a hearing with then-Federal Reserve Bank Chairman, Ben Bernanke, after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress on February 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Hide Caption 7 of 17(Left to right): John Kerry, Warren, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain, are seated at Kerry's State Department confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2013.(Left to right): John Kerry, Warren, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain, are seated at Kerry's State Department confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2013. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's career(Left to right): John Kerry, Warren, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain, are seated at Kerry’s State Department confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2013.Hide Caption 8 of 17Warren participates in a ceremonial swearing-in with her husband Bruce Mann and Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber on January 3, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Warren participates in a ceremonial swearing-in with her husband Bruce Mann and Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber on January 3, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren participates in a ceremonial swearing-in with her husband Bruce Mann and Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber on January 3, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Hide Caption 9 of 17Warren takes the stage for her acceptance speech after beating the incumbent Sen. Scott Brown on November 6, 2012, in Boston, Massachusetts.Warren takes the stage for her acceptance speech after beating the incumbent Sen. Scott Brown on November 6, 2012, in Boston, Massachusetts. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren takes the stage for her acceptance speech after beating the incumbent Sen. Scott Brown on November 6, 2012, in Boston, Massachusetts.Hide Caption 10 of 17Then-Massachusetts Senatorial candidate Warren speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina.Then-Massachusetts Senatorial candidate Warren speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerThen-Massachusetts Senatorial candidate Warren speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina.Hide Caption 11 of 17President Obama (left) and former financial adviser Elizabeth Warren (left) arrive at the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray (right) to lead a consumer protection bureau at the White House on July 18, 2011.President Obama (left) and former financial adviser Elizabeth Warren (left) arrive at the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray (right) to lead a consumer protection bureau at the White House on July 18, 2011. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerPresident Obama (left) and former financial adviser Elizabeth Warren (left) arrive at the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray (right) to lead a consumer protection bureau at the White House on July 18, 2011.Hide Caption 12 of 17Warren, the former Assistant to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies on TARP (The Troubled Asset Relief Program) and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 24, 2011.Warren, the former Assistant to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies on TARP (The Troubled Asset Relief Program) and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 24, 2011. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren, the former Assistant to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies on TARP (The Troubled Asset Relief Program) and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs during a hearing on Capitol Hill on May 24, 2011.Hide Caption 13 of 17Warren (far right), an assistant to the President at the time, speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women summit on October 5, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Warren (far right), an assistant to the President at the time, speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women summit on October 5, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerWarren (far right), an assistant to the President at the time, speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women summit on October 5, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Hide Caption 14 of 17President Obama (center), with then-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (left) looking on, appoints former Congressional Oversight Panel Chair, Warren (right), to assistant and special adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on September 17, 2010.President Obama (center), with then-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (left) looking on, appoints former Congressional Oversight Panel Chair, Warren (right), to assistant and special adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on September 17, 2010. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerPresident Obama (center), with then-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (left) looking on, appoints former Congressional Oversight Panel Chair, Warren (right), to assistant and special adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on September 17, 2010.Hide Caption 15 of 17(Left to right) Former Harvard Law Professor Warren talks with former White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board Chairman Paul Volcker and former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke before the signing ceremony for the financial reform bill on July 21, 2010.(Left to right) Former Harvard Law Professor Warren talks with former White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board Chairman Paul Volcker and former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke before the signing ceremony for the financial reform bill on July 21, 2010. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's career(Left to right) Former Harvard Law Professor Warren talks with former White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board Chairman Paul Volcker and former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke before the signing ceremony for the financial reform bill on July 21, 2010.Hide Caption 16 of 17Then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (center) listens to questions with Rosa Figueroa (left) and Warren while hosting an economic round table at the Illinois Institute of Technology on June 11, 2008, in Chicago.Then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (center) listens to questions with Rosa Figueroa (left) and Warren while hosting an economic round table at the Illinois Institute of Technology on June 11, 2008, in Chicago. Photos: Elizabeth Warren's careerThen-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (center) listens to questions with Rosa Figueroa (left) and Warren while hosting an economic round table at the Illinois Institute of Technology on June 11, 2008, in Chicago.Hide Caption 17 of 17Elizabeth Warren gallery 3Elizabeth Warren gallery 1Elizabeth Warren gallery 4Elizabeth Warren gallery 5Elizabeth Warren gallery 6Elizabeth Warren gallery 7Elizabeth Warren gallery 8Elizabeth Warren gallery 9Elizabeth Warren gallery 10Elizabeth Warren gallery 11Elizabeth Warren gallery 12Elizabeth Warren gallery 13Elizabeth Warren gallery 14Elizabeth Warren gallery 15Elizabeth Warren gallery 16Elizabeth Warren gallery 17Elizabeth Warren gallery 18

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