Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
* Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, contradicted her boss again this morning, telling MSNBC
, "No, I do not believe that" there will be widespread voter fraud on Election Day,
* Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), following controversial comments this week about extending his party's Supreme Court blockade past this year's election, was filmed racing away
from a local reporter with questions on Monday.
* Priorities USA, a super PAC that has been focused on Hillary Clinton's election, is now poised to run ads in support of Democratic Senate candidates
in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.
* Several large Florida newspapers that endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio (R) six years ago -- Miami Herald
, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
, and Orlando Sentinel
-- are now backing
his opponent, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D).
* Nevertheless, the DSCC is reportedly pulling its investments
from the Sunshine State, suggesting Democratic officials expect Rubio to prevail.
* On a related note, Quinnipiac released a batch
of Senate polls yesterday showing Sen. Michael Bennet (D) up by 18 point in Colorado; Rubio ahead by just two points in Florida; Sen. Rob Portman (R) leading by 13 points in Ohio; and Sen. Pat Toomey (R) up by 4 points in Pennsylvania.
* In Nevada's U.S. Senate race, a Monmouth University poll
released yesterday found Rep. Joe Heck (R) ahead by three, 45% to 42%, over former state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto (D). read more