Cillizza moves Ohio’s Senate seat up to #3 on the most likely to change hands:

3. Ohio — Republican Mike DeWine: The Fix was surprised to hear National Republican Senatorial Committee spokesman Brian Nick name Ohio as one of his party’s two most vulnerable seats — along with Pennsylvania — at a recent campaign briefing. Republicans benefit somewhat from the Democratic primary between Rep. Sherrod Brown and Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett, which is shaping up to be nasty. Still, the ongoing problems surrounding Gov. Bob Taft (R) could drag DeWine down regardless of who wins the Democratic primary. (Previous ranking: 4)

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