Republicans, meanwhile, will portray Warren as an out-of-touch Cambridge elite bent on bringing her liberal viewpoint to South Boston and the more conservative western part of the state. Brown has a huge fundraising lead, too; he ended the second quarter with more than $9.6 million on the in the bank.
Warren will also face a potentially competitive primary against philanthropist Alan Khazei, Newton Mayor Setti Warren and a number of other lesser-known Democrats. Though Warren will be the frontrunner, the fact that the Democratic primary will be held on September 18, just six weeks before Election Day, won't help heal any wounds a contentious primary could cause.
Warren will spend Wednesday meeting with voters in Boston, New Bedford, Framingham, Worcester and Springfield, Huffington Post's Sam Stein reported.