RGA Runs TV Ad in … Nebraska?
1:02 PM, Aug 28, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The Republican Governors Association is running a new TV ad in Nebraska, attacking the Democratic candidate for governor, Chuck Hassebrook. The ad knocks Hassebrook for supporting Obamacare. Watch it below:
Hassebrook is running to succeed retiring Republican governor Dave Heineman, though the Democrat is trailing Republican nominee Pete Ricketts by seven or eight points. The Real Clear Politics poll average considers Nebraska a likely Republican state, and the last Democrat elected governor was Ben Nelson in 1994. Ricketts isn't beating Hassebrook by double digits, but there's no indication of any groundswell of support for Democrats in the Cornhusker State.
Meanwhile, Republican governors in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, and Wisconsin are all in tight battles for reelection, and Republican candidates in states like Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, and even New York could potentially beat Democrats.
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