Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has inched her way ahead of incumbent Scott Brown in the polls.
The most recent numbers from a new survey by Public Policy Polling show Warren with a lead over Brown -- 46 percent to 43 percent.
A video from August that has gone viral today may explain why. It shows Warren, a Harvard professor, talking to voters about the debt crisis and fair taxation.
In it, she declares, "There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own."
She goes on to say, "Now look, you built a factory and it turned into something terrific, or a great idea? God bless. Keep a big hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."
This is Warren's first bid for a political office. The Massachusetts Senate seat she is up for was held by Ted Kennedy for almost 46 years before it went to Brown-- a Republican-- in 2010.
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