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Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.30.20

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

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

* Wisconsin is struggling more than most states with an intensifying coronavirus crisis, but Donald Trump has nevertheless scheduled large campaign rallies in the Badger State for this weekend.

* Former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot, who led the Republican National Committee from 2002 to 2004, this morning became the latest Republican to announce his support for Joe Biden's candidacy.

* Donald Trump this morning tweeted that there's a growing gap between Biden and the "radical left," which appears to be the opposite of the message the president and his team have spent the last several months pushing.

* As last night's debate wrapped up, the Biden campaign raised $3.8 million in an hour, making it the best hour of his candidacy to date.

* In Georgia's 5th congressional district, former Atlanta City Council Member Kwanza Hall (D) and former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin (D) advanced to a Dec. 1 runoff, each hoping to temporarily fill the late Rep. John Lewis' (D) vacancy.

* Speaking of Georgia, the latest Quinnipiac poll found Biden leading Trump among likely voters in the state, 50% to 47%.

* As for Georgia's two U.S. Senate elections, the same poll found Jon Ossoff (D) narrowly leading incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R), 49% to 48%, while in the Senate special election, the poll found Raphael Warnock (D) jumping out in front of the pack with 31%, followed by appointed incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) with 23%, and Rep. Doug Collins (R) with 22%.

* Former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, both Georgians, endorsed Warnock's Senate candidacy yesterday.

* Polling out of North Dakota is rare, but the latest statewide survey found Trump leading Biden, 56% to 37%. That 19-point margin is obviously large, though the Republican ticket carried North Dakota four years ago by 36 points.

* And as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce begins trying to mend fences with Democrats, the organization is experiencing greater internal turmoil. Scott Reed, the Chamber's top political strategist, resigned yesterday. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, meanwhile, are reportedly lobbying the Chamber to be more partisan in the GOP's favor.