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The Northeastern Ohio Media Group, a business partner with the Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland, has demanded that an Ohio liberal political blog pull a video of Gov. John Kasich's awkward interview with the newspaper's editorial board.

The newspaper's website had originally published the video of its interview with Democratic candidate Ed Fitzgerald and Kasich, whom it eventually endorsed. But the video was later taken down, for reasons unknown. Plunderbund, a liberal blog, posted parts of the video because its editors "felt the video was important."

Plunderbund then reported Tuesday that NOMG had threatened to sue if the video was not removed.

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Additional reporting by Sahil Kapur

Less than a week before Election Day and with early voting under underway, Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) holds a slim 1-point advantage over Republican candidate Cory Gardner, according to a new poll provided to TPM that attempted to suss out the Hispanic vote in more detail.

The Strategies 360 poll puts Udall at 45 percent and Gardner at 44 percent. The poll by the consulting group, which has a Denver office, was not commissioned by any outside group.

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NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado is taking a, shall we say, distinct message to Colorado men about Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner: Watch out, guys. A condom shortage could be coming if Gardner has his way.

The message, being spread through online and radio advertising in the final week of the campaign, is the flip side of the women's health message that has typified the anti-Gardner talking points. It isn't just women who have a lot to lose in Gardner's world, it says. There's something at stake for you, too, guys.

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