Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to the Boston Globe's editorial board this week.

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Those who are writing off the senator’s gambit might keep this in mind: Warren’s aim this week was not to show she had any claim to join a tribe.

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Some key takeaways from a sit-down with Senator Elizabeth Warren.