Senate races to watch - 1/ former Sen. Russ Feingold (WI, D) challenge to Sen. Ron Johnson (WI, R). 2/former Gov. Ted Strickland challenge to Sen. Rob Portman. 3/FL Open Senate Seat (Rubio, R). 4/NV Open Senate Seat (Reid, D).
11/2/2015 - FL – Open House Seat – Rep Rich Nugent (R),is retiring. It is a safe Republican seat. He is the 10th House member to retire without seeking another office.
OH- Special Election - 8th CD – Rep. John Boehner’s (R) resignation effective Oct. 30, 2015. There will be a special election. Interested Republicans include: St. Sen Bill Beagle, St. Rep Tim Derickson, St. Sen. Chris Widener, St. Sen. Keith Faber, Butler Cty Auditor Roger Reynolds, Matthew Ashworth, Kevin White, Scott George and Eric Gurr.
Next Republican Debate: - Oct 28th – moderated by CNBC and held at the University of Colorado - Boulder.
CNN Democratic Presidential debate - Last Vegas, Oct. 13 at 9 PM. Criteria: 1% in 3 polls: Invited to participate: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee. VP Joe Biden will be able to participate if he has declared before the 13th. (Politico)