Senate Tracker: Republican Joe Heck Loses Ground In Nevada

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In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., speaks during a roundtable event in Henderson, Nev. The contest to replace Nevada Sen. Harry Reid is the tightest Senate race in the country, and it’s become a money magnet as allies and enemies seek to flip it. (David Becker/AP)

For this week’s Senate tracker we look at the race to fill retiring Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s seat in Nevada. Republican Congressman Joe Heck and Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto are vying for the seat.

Heck was slightly ahead in the polls, but that has changed since he disavowed Trump following the release of an Access Hollywood tape of Donald Trump bragging about acts that are sexual assault.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Carrie Kaufman of KNPR about the race.


Carrie Kaufman, host and producer of KNPR’s State of Nevada. She tweets @CarrieKaufman.

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