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CA-4: San Francisco Chronicle: “Pelosi is dealing dollars to win — for the House, the party, herself“; latest poll: Doolittle (R) 51%, Brown (D) 41%

CO-4, 7: Washington Examiner: “Republicans Struggling in Colorado“; latest poll: C0-4: Musgrave (R) 48%, Paccione (D) 38%; C0-7: O’Donnell (R) 47%, Perlmutter (D) 47%

CT-4: The New York Times: “Candidates Show Strain of Tough Election Season“; latest poll: Shays (R) 43%, Farrell (D) 43%

CT-5: Hartford Courant: “Johnson Ups Ante In New Ad Salvo: Actors Portray Murphy, Drug Dealer“; latest poll: Johnson (R) 40%, Murphy (D) 45%

KY-4: Human Events: “A Local Election“; latest poll: Lewis (R) 50%, Weaver (D) 42%

NH-2: New Hampshire Union Leader: “Granite Status: Bass gets help from PR expert with NH ties“; latest poll: Bass (R) 39%, Hodes (D) 48%

NY-20: AP: “Former president stumps on wife’s home turf; celebrates her bithday“; Bloomberg News: “More Republican Candidates Distance Themselves From Bush on War“; latest poll: Sweeney (R) 42%, Gillibrand (D) 44%

NY-24, 25, 26, 29 : The New York Times: “Democrats Eyeing Upstate Races in Their Effort to Retake Congress“; latest poll: NY-24: Meier (R) 42%, Arcuri (D) 53%; NY-25: Walsh (R) 43%, Maffei (D) 51%; NY-26: Reynolds (R) 49%,  Davis (D) 46%; NY-29: Kuhl (R) 40%, Massa (D) 52%

OH-1, 15, 18:  Washington Times: “A hard year to be an Ohio Republican“; latest poll: OH-1: Chabot (R) 45%, Cranley (D) 45%; OH-15: Pryce (R) 41%, Kilroy (D) 53%; OH-18 Padgett (R) 41%, Space 48%

OH-2: The Cincinnati Enquirer: “Schmidt angry to see ‘cowards’ speech in TV ad“; latest poll: Schmidt (R) 45%, Wulsin (D) 48%

PA-6: Philadelphia Daily News: “Gerlach vs. Murphy again, and the mud keeps flying“; latest poll: Gerlach (R) 44%, Murphy (D) 47%

PA-7: The Philadelphia Inquirer “Pa. races lure big spending: $15.7 million has been sent to 3 suburban U.S. House races“; latest poll: Weldon (R) 44%, Sestak (D) 52%

PA-8: Washington Post: “War Now Works Against GOP: Iraq Often Seen as Hindrance in Campaigns“; latest poll: Fitzpatrick (R) 40%, Murphy (D) 44%

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