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Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.19.16

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 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).* In an interesting twist, Jim Gray's (D) Senate campaign in Kentucky released a new ad yesterday showing Donald Trump's criticism of Sen. Rand Paul (R).* And in New Jersey, the latest Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll shows Gov. Chris Christie's (R) approval rating dropping to a woeful 21%, the lowest support of his career.