The GOP just got some more bad news–Scott Kleeb will be the Democratic nominee for Nebraska Senate to compete for the open seat left by Hagel’s retirement.  Not many rookie politicians would have a chance of flipping Nebraska to the Democratic side, but I would wager that Kleeb can do it.  He ran a genuinely competitive race in a NE-03 district where Democrats have no business running respectably, and he should be able to translate that appeal to the entire state.  Even if he doesn’t win, he gives the Democrats the best chance of making the race competitive of anyone since Kerrey ruled out running.

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