Congressional Candidates Battle for the Middle Ground in Nebraska Debate
In a debate on Oct. 13 to represent Nebraska’s Omaha area in Congress, Don Bacon and Tony Vargas each vied to portray himself as the more proven bipartisan candidate.
It’s a close race. Of the two most recent polls listed on the website FiveThirtyEight, one favored the Democrat Vargas, and the other favored the Republican Bacon, each by a single point.
Politico analyst Steve Shepard listed the race as “leans Republican” in April but changed it to “Toss-up” this month because “GOP Rep. Don Bacon is facing a stronger opponent in Tony Vargas than...