RJ: Campaign 2018: Nevada has two races in national spotlight

Politico recently rated the Silver State’s 2018 battles for U.S. Senate and governor as races to watch.

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s re-election bid, which features a primary challenge from businessman Danny Tarkanian and a strong Democratic candidate in freshman Rep. Jacky Rosen, ranked as Politico’s top Senate race to watch.

“Hillary Clinton only won Nevada by 4 points last year, while Trump won some of the Democratic-held states on this list by much larger margins. But a brutal political environment for Republicans — along with some potential missteps by Heller — make him the most vulnerable senator in 2018,” Politico said.

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