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6) Democratic Senate nominee Tim Kaine is out with two new ads. Both are positive spots featuring him talking to the camera about unity and his record. Meanwhile, a new Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News poll of the race shows Kaine leading GOP opponent George Allen by 4 points, 50 percent to 46 percent. 5) And new Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News polls in the Ohio and Florida Senate races show Democratic Sens. Sherrod Brown and Bill Nelson leading their GOP opponents by comfortable margins. 4) Two new Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee IE ads: In Wisconsin, the spot hits GOP nominee Tommy Thompson on his DC lobbying for "big oil clients" and wannting to raise middle class taxes. And in Arizona, a brutal spot featuring a woman fighting breast cancer. "You voted to let insurance companies kick women like me out of the hospital on the same day we had our breasts removed," she says, addressing GOP Rep. Jeff Flake. "Only you and one other congressman voted that way." 3) Majority PAC announced a $7 million-plus final ad push hitting the GOP Senate nominees in MT, WI, IN, ND, VA, CT (with Patriot Majority USA, IAFF, and Connecticut's Future PAC), and FL (radio only). 2) In Massachusetts, GOP Sen. Scott Brown is up with his closing spot, a minute-long ad touting his independence. "I've kept my promise to be an independent voice," says Brown. "I put people ahead of politics, and now I need your help to keep that independent tradition alive in Massachusetts." Meanwhile, Brown's campaign said that due to campaign obligations, they won't reschedule the debate that was cancelled Tuesday night due to Hurricane Sandy. Elizabeth Warren's campaign had said she would work to reschedule for Thursday. 1) Mitt Romney has cut a television ad endorsing Montana GOP Senate nominee Denny Rehberg, the Missoulian reports, saying Rehberg will help to "get our fiscal house in order." The only other ad Romney has cut for a GOP Senate candidate in the general election is one for Mourdock.

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