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Poll: Race For GOP Senate Nomination Tightens In Oklahoma

The race to see which Oklahoma Republican will move on to the Nov. 8 general election in hopes of succeeding Sen. Jim Inhofe is coming down to the wire. In an exclusive News 9 / News On 6 poll, T.W. Shannon has closed the gap to 10 points against Rep. Markwayne Mullin. The poll was comprised of 322 likely Republican runoff voters and was conducted August 11-17. It showed Mullin with a 49 percent to 39 percent lead over Shannon.
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With DeSantis and key primaries, Florida returns to political spotlight Tuesday

WASHINGTON — If it’s Friday ... A Judge says he’s inclined to unseal parts of Mar-a-Lago search affidavit. ...Fox News polls show Democrats up in Arizona Senate and Wisconsin Senate. ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell admits GOP might not flip the Senate, citing candidate quality. ... NBC’s Antonia Hylton interviews Democrat Cheri Beasley in North Carolina Senate. ... And 73% of second year college Democrats don’t want Biden to run in 2024, poll finds.

Ron DeSantis and J.D. Vance to speak at rally in Ohio

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and GOP Senate hopeful J.D. Vance are holding a rally in Ohio today. This comes as DeSantis announces the arrest of 20 people accused of illegally voting in the 2020 election. CBS News political analyst and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez and Joe Watkins, host of "Joe Watkins: State of Independence" on Lighthouse TV, join CBS News to discuss that and more.

McConnell plays down GOP Senate chances, warns ‘candidate quality’ matters

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threw cold water Thursday on talk that Republicans would cruise to control of the upper chamber of Congress in November’s midterm elections. “I think there’s probably a greater likelihood the House flips than the Senate,” McConnell (R-Ky.) told the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in remarks reported by Fox News and other outlets. “Senate races are just different,” he added. “They’re statewide. Candidate quality has a lot to do with the outcome.” McConnell did not mention the names of specific candidates, but the Republican leader notably failed to convince two popular GOP governors — Larry Hogan of Maryland...

Reports: GOP cuts ad spending in Pennsylvania, as Fetterman launches ad targeting D.C. insiders

A major funding arm for Republican U.S. Senate candidates has slashed ad spending in several battleground states, including Pennsylvania, according to multiple reports. At the same time, Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman has released several proposals and launched a related ad blaming inflation on wealthy insiders and lobbyists in Washington, D.C.
New Jersey Globe

West Orange man has lead in Arizona U.S. Senate race

West Orange native Mark Kelly has an 8-point lead in his bid for re-election a U.S. Senator from Arizona. Kelly, a retired astronaut and the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, leads Republican Blake Masters, 50%-42%, according to a new Fox News poll of Arizona registered voters released on Thursday.