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As Outside Spending Floods Ohio, Senate Race Becomes a Toss-Up

MudontheTires Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:55 AM
I suspect the Ohio Senate race is a toss-up is partly due to outside spending, and partly due to the fact that Sherrod Brown is a radical in the Obama mold.
Noel35 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:18 AM
Indeed Brown is far, far to the left of most Ohio residents or Americans in general. So, hey Ohio, PLEASE give us Mandel!
jerry-1 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 12:25 PM
Time for some real change.

A new Rasmussen poll out today shows Ohio’s Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown up two points, 50-48, against his Republican challenger and state Treasurer Josh Mandel. The latest poll shifts Rasmussen’s rating of the race from ‘Leans Democrat’ back to ‘Toss-Up.’

Although polling has fluctuated vastly throughout the race (another CBS/NYT/Quinnipiac poll out today, for example, has Brown up 9 points, albeit with a D+8 sample) one constant has been the incredible amount of spending from outside groups in the race.

Long before Josh Mandel came to the forefront as the GOP challenger outside groups were spending big to take out...