Will Elizabeth Warren—the dedicated consumer protection advocate-turned politician—be too progressive for Massachusetts voters? That’s the fear as she ramps up her campaign to take on Scott Brown for the state’s US Senate seat. In this video, E.J. Graff explains the hurdles Warren will have to overcome if she is to win over Massachusetts Democrats and undecideds by November.

For more on Elizabeth Warren’s senate run, read Graff’s article in this week’s issue of The Nation.

—Elizabeth Whitman