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Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.1.20

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.


Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

* Donald Trump's ongoing tantrum notwithstanding, Arizona and Wisconsin officially certified Joe Biden's victories in the states yesterday.

* Federal elections decided by fewer than 20 votes are extremely rare -- it's only happened three times in the last century -- but it now appears two incumbent House Democrats may lose by six and 12 votes, respectively.

* Though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce annoyed the Republican establishment at times in 2020, the group is spending $2 million in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff elections in support of the Republican incumbents.

* On a related note, the latest campaign ad from Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) says voters need a senator who understands "how it feels" to be "waiting on that paycheck." Loeffler is the Senate's wealthiest member.

* Speaking of Senate ads in Georgia, Jon Ossoff (D) launched a new ad this morning, featuring praise from former President Barack Obama and footage of the late Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

* Advisers to Donald Trump Jr. have reportedly put together a super PAC -- called the Save the U.S. Senate PAC -- focused entirely on Georgia's Senate runoffs. The first minute-long radio ad features the outgoing president's son saying his father's record is at stake in the contests.

* And to no one's surprise, Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) kicked off his U.S. Senate bid this morning, hoping to succeed Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who's retiring in 2022. The GOP field is likely to be crowded, and may include Lara Trump, the outgoing president's daughter-in-law.