Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
* Two days after Georgia's congressional special election, the House Republican leadership's super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, has already launched a new round
of attack ads targeting Jon Ossoff ahead of the June runoff election.
* On a related note, Ossoff reportedly raised over $500,000 yesterday, which is an extraordinary one-day haul for any congressional candidate. Politico noted
it was "the most lucrative day of the campaign so far for Ossoff."
* Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is still on a unity tour with DNC Chairman Tom Perez, but the Vermont independent indicated yesterday he won't
throw his support behind Ossoff.
* The latest national Quinnipiac poll
shows Donald Trump's approval rating improving a bit, climbing to 40%, thanks almost entirely to increased support from Republican voters.
* Rep. Jason Chaffetz's (R-Utah) surprise retirement announcement yesterday has jolted Republican politics in Utah, and set off a scramble
in the race to replace him.
* Indiana, which will be home to a competitive Senate race next year, is reportedly trying to clean up its voting rolls. The result, according to a report
from the Northwest Indiana Times
, is that "nearly half a million individuals have been deleted from Indiana's list of registered voters" since November.
* Despite his frequent campaign-season criticisms, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he's now "all in
" with Donald Trump. The Republican senator told Fox News this morning, "I am like the happiest dude in America right now." read more