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September 23

Quote of the Day

I’m the classic non-career politician that’s been there so long that you get called a career politician.”

— Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), in an editorial board meeting, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9/22.

White House 2016

Clinton Hoping to Get Under Trump’s Skin Monday Night

The Democratic nominee will be hunkered down over the weekend preparing for the first debate.

Trump Making Minimal Preparations for Monday Debate

Trump and Pence indicated they think evidence of racism within law enforcement is overblown.

POLLS

AP-Gfk and McClatchy-Marist Polls Show National Lead for Clinton

New Quinnipiac state polls show her leading in Virginia but trailing in Georgia.

ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Top Democratic Lawmakers Accuse Russia of Meddling in U.S. Election

Hackers posted new emails from a member of Clinton’s advance team.

Senate Stories
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CALIFORNIA | CA-sen

PPIC Poll: Harris 32%, Sanchez 25%

Nearly a quarter of respondents said they would not back either candidate.

COLORADO | CO-sen

Poll: Bennet 42%, Glenn 31%

The same survey showed Clinton leading Trump by 7%.

FLORIDA | FL-sen

Suffolk: Rubio Leads by 9

Two labor groups hit Rubio, while the Murphy campaign hires Latino outreach help.

ILLINOIS | IL-sen

Emerson Poll Shows Tight Race

Duckworth led Kirk just 41-39%, while Clinton was up 6%.

House Stories
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COMMITTEES | VA-5 | KS-3

DCCC Names KS-03’s Sidie, VA-05’s Dittmar to Red to Blue

The two are running in GOP-held seats.

RACE FOR THE HOUSE | MN-2 | CA-44 | NV-3 | NV-4 | NY-24 | NY-1 | WI-8 | NJ-5 | NE-2 | MN-8 | MI-7 | MI-1 | FL-7 | CO-3 | IL-12 | FL-18

LCV Announces $1M House Campaign

The group will initially target MN-02’s Lewis and NV-04’s Hardy.

ARIZONA 01 (D -- KIRKPATRICK) | AZ-1

Babeu Launches Three Ads

One references “smears from outside money.”

CALIFORNIA 17 (D -- HONDA) | CA-17

Honda Files Lawsuit Against Khanna

Khanna’s campaign manager has stepped down.

Governor Stories
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INDIANA | IN-gov

Holcomb Spot Promises Jobs, Ignores Pence

Gregg announced the support of state police.

MISSOURI | MO-gov

Greitens Outraised Koster Since August

A member of SEAL Team 6 will campaign with Greitens again next month.

NEW HAMPSHIRE | NH-gov

DGA to Spend $2.1M on Ads

Sununu and Van Ostern appear in first debate and council meeting since their nominations.

NORTH CAROLINA | NC-gov

AFP Pledges Anti-Cooper Effort

The League of Conservation Voters announced a $700,000 TV ad on coal ash.

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