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Which House Races Are the Parties Targeting? Look to the Money, the TV Ad Money
Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales, an authoritative look at where things stand for 2018

While both parties may talk a big game in terms of their targeted House races, our Roll Call elections analyst has one thing to say: Show me the money. Gonzales breaks down the various campaign groups that are making pricey ad reservations in some media markets and not others, which can provide insight about the seats the parties really see as most flippable.

Below is a transcript of the video.

Five More Candidate Intro Videos Worth Watching

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney released a video announcing his Senate run in Utah, a dog voices support for a California congressional candidate, and another video features a rock climbing candidate on a cliff. Watch for those videos and more in this installment of 2018 election intro videos worth watching.

Pro-McConnell Super PAC Quickly Attacks Grimes (updated)

On the day before a confidant primary election day, a Pro-McConnell Super PAC spends $561K for TV ads to run against general election candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, D-Ky.  

The Kentuckians For Strong Leadership , a Super PAC supporting Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reported today it spent $560,962 for TV ads as independent expenditures against Alison Lundergan Grimes, D-Ky.  The Super PAC paid $21,214 on May 21st to DMM Media for media production, and $539,748 on May 19th to Main Street Media Group for media placement.