North Carolina based Public Policy Polling says it's latest survey on the US senate race in Louisiana shows it's a dead heat. Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu had a 10 point lead against her main republican challenger Congressman Bill Cassidy according to Public Policy Polling back in August. Now there's just a single point difference between them in their newest survey.
LSU Political Science Professor Kirby Goidel says this race is going down the wire.
"I would hate to take a real strong bet on a winner in the race. I think it's going to be very competitive all the way through."
Recent statewide polls by Rassmussen and Harper polling also show a very tight senate race.
A high school student in Washington state opened fire in a cafeteria at lunchtime, leaving one person dead and at least four injured before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Eyewitnesses and law enforcement sources identified the shooter as Jaylen Fryberg, a freshman at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
A preliminary test for Ebola came back negative for a health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey airport after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, the state's Health Department said in a statement today.