4) A new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll
shows Obama and Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez
with healthy leads in New Jersey. Obama leads Mitt Romney
49 percent to 36 percent, and Menendez leads his GOP opponent Joe Kyrillos
45 percent to 33 percent.
3) In Connecticut's 5th District, Democratic candidate Chris Donovan
with an ad
addressing the FBI investigation into his campaign.
"You've seen the attacks. I want you to hear directly from me," says Donovan in the ad. "What my former campaign employees are accused of is everything wrong with politics."
2) Fresh off Ted Cruz
's victory in Texas, Sarah Palin is headed to Missouri
to help out her favored Senate candidate, former Treasurer Sarah Steelman
Palin is going all-in for Steelman: she's already cut a television ad and robocall for the candidate, who's locked in a tight three-way GOP primary.
1) Obama's campaign released a new television ad this morning, "Stretch
," to air in New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado, and Nevada. It accuses Romney of supporting tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, putting the burden on the middle class.
"Mitt Romney's middle class tax increase," the ad concludes. "He pays less. You pay more."