NBC’s Ben Kamisar sums up five races you might not have heard about on Tuesday night.
POLITICO writes that Bernie Sanders is “sputtering.”
FL-GOV: Andrew Gillum appeared at a Stand Your Ground protest at Rick Scott’s office.
And Putnam and DeSantis duked it out at yesterday’s debate.
IL-3: Avowed Nazi Arthur Jones has a write-in challenger.
KS-GOV: Thousands of votes remain uncounted as the Kobach-Colyer race comes down to a potential recount.
MO-SEN:Ali Vitali reports on the fault lines forming in the big clash between McCaskill and Hawley.
NY-27: From the Buffalo News, on the Collins indictment “Now Republican Party and congressional leaders must decide whether to stick with Collins or seek his resignation at a time when GOP candidates around the country appear under siege, though they were remaining mum Wednesday afternoon.”
And/but it could be hard for Collins to get off the ballot even if he wanted to, reports one of us(!)
WI-GOV: The Wisconsin governors’ race may be decided by education, writes the Atlantic.
WV-SEN: POLITICO reports that Patrick Morrisey is leaning on Trump as he fights an uphill battle against Joe Manchin.
Oh boy, the Daily Beast reports that Omarosa Manigault-Newman secretly taped conversations with Trump.
From NBC’s Josh Lederman: “The Trump administration is hitting Russia with new sanctions punishing President Vladimir Putin's government for using a chemical weapon against an ex-spy in Britain, U.S. officials told NBC News Wednesday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed off on a determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning the former spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter in March, officials said, a decision that was announced Wednesday afternoon by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert.”
The Washington Post writes that Trump is hitting a wall when it comes to his plans to curtail illegal immigration.
Here’s NBC’s exclusive report on that audio of Devin Nunes.