USA candidates in tight race in hotly contested OH election

James Thompson addresses supporters Tuesday night after being declared the winner of the Democratic primary for the 4th Congressional District

A Balderson victory would buoy Republicans concerned about how Trump might be playing in political battleground states.

"Suburban women in particular here are the ones that are really turned off", Kasich said. But a poll released Monday by Monmouth University showed that Republican state Sen.

The night before the rally, Trump took to Twitter to attack LeBron James, calling the National Basketball Association star dumb just days after James, an OH native, poured tens of millions of his own dollars into the opening of an innovative public school in Akron.

The pro-Balderson effort has focused largely on motivating Republican voters by casting O'Connor as extreme.

Cook writes Democrats likely don't need to win the 1st District - or any of the others in "blue tsunami" territory - to take back control of the House of Representatives.

Tanya Hein, a 53-year-old seventh grade math teacher from Wichita, said she always planned to vote for Kobach but Trump's endorsement was "icing on the cake".

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Republican strategists in Washington are also watching Kansas closely. Outgoing Republican Gov. Rick Snyder had backed Calley, but Trump is more popular there with the GOP base in the state.

"He is a fantastic guy who loves his State and our Country - he will be a GREAT Governor and has my full & total Endorsement! VOTE TUESDAY!" Trump tweeted. In the 2016 presidential election against Hillary Clinton, Trump won all but two counties in the state.

Kobach, now the secretary of state in Kansas, has developed a reputation for his hard-line stance on immigration and his efforts to pass voter identification legislation.

Some Democratic Kansas voters were drawn to the polls not by the closely-watched governor's race, but by a contested race in the 3rd Congressional District.

After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning victory in NY against Rep. Joe Crowley, progressives hope to demonstrate that their policies can win over voters in the middle of the country. Tuesday's contest will determine who takes over the unexpired term of former Rep.

The Democratic race for governor in MI offers the next test of the electoral power of the party's progressive wing, with former Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed vying to become the country's first Muslim governor against a more moderate Democrat, former state Senate leader Gretchen Whitmer. Sanders came to the state last month to campaign for Thompson, who faced a primary challenge but won easily.

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