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Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.7.18

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

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

* For election watchers, tomorrow will be a highly entertaining day, featuring two gubernatorial primaries in Ohio, a brutal Republican Senate primary in Indiana, and West Virginia's Republican Senate primary, which may be the most interesting contest of them all.

* On a related note, Donald Trump weighed in on the West Virginia race this morning, telling voters that Don Blankenship, a leading GOP candidate, "can't win the General Election in your State...No way!"

* And speaking of Blankenship, the Republican candidate, who was only released from a federal prison last year, said over the weekend that he hasn't ruled out running for the Senate as an independent this fall if he comes up short in tomorrow's primary.

* In Nevada's closely watched U.S. Senate race, a new Public Policy Polling survey shows Rep. Jacky Rosen (D) with a narrow lead over incumbent Sen. Dean Heller (R), 44% to 42% margin.

* Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's former White House national security advisor who pleaded guilty late last year to lying to the FBI about his communications with Russia, was scheduled to headline a Republican campaign event in Montana, but canceled, citing a family emergency.

* In California, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) picked up a significant endorsement on Friday: Barack Obama announced his support for the longtime incumbent's re-election.

* And speaking of the Golden State, California's Republican Party is facing a daunting possibility: "There may be no Republican candidate for governor or United States senator on the state's ballot this November."

* Finally, Michelle Obama spoke at a United State Of Women Summit on Saturday and dismissed those urging her to seek elected office. "When I hear people say, 'You run,' it's part of the problem," she said. "We've got a lot of work to do before we're focused on 'the who.' Because we're 'the who.' ... We are the answer. All of us here in the room are the answer to our own problems ― it is not finding the one right person that we think can save us from ourselves. It's us."