Halvorson-Kinzinger race tightens, observer says

August 24, 2010

(Crain’s) — Another neutral political observer says the race between U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson, D-Crete, and her Republican challenger, Adam Kinzinger, has gotten too close to call. The Rothenberg Political Report on Tuesday joined the Cook Political Report’s decision last week to put the race in the toss-up category. Both Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan newsletters had given the freshman Democrat a slight edge up until now. “Halvorson finds herself in deeper trouble than expected,” the Rothenberg report said. “The state political environment is increasingly toxic for Democrats.”
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