Nebraska Update

by Rich Lowry

Ben Sasse’s campaign has released an internal poll that has him up eleven. Bizarrely, Sasse has been attacked by a group whose treasurer was Tom Cotton’s campaign manager, as Geraghty noted over the weekend (he has since stepped down as treasurer). Meanwhile, Shane Osborn’s negative ads predictably did more to help the third candidate in the race, Sid Dinsdale, than himself. The businessman has slipped into second place, with Sasse at 34 and Dinsdale at 23 according to the poll, and he’s attracted the fire of pro-Sasse outside groups. Finally, Sasse has released his final ad, a positive spot called “Nebraska Proud”: