Gottheimer closing ground on Garrett, report says

September 3, 2016

By Herb Jackson 

A Washington political handicapping website downgraded Rep. Scott Garrett’s chances of winning by one notch Friday, but still had the Republican running ahead of Democratic challenger Josh Gottheimer.

The change came as a Democratic super PAC launched a new six-figure television ad campaign attacking Garrett as out of step with North Jersey, and an internal party poll showed the race was close.

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