Campaign Update: Ensign drops, Kirk to announce

Sen. John Ensign's (R-Nev.) numbers have continued to fall over the last month.

Rep. Mark KirkMark KirkSenate panel approves 0M for international climate fund Senator calls for pause in accepting Syrian refugees after Istanbul attack Overnight Healthcare: Blame game over Zika funding MORE (R-Ill.) is set to make an announcement today about a candidacy for statewide office. That office is expected to be Senate.

Kirk would have a retired judge for a primary opponent.

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) attends an ill-timed event with lobbyists.

Sen. Tom CoburnTom CoburnCoburn: I haven't seen 'self-discipline' from Trump McCain: No third-party foes coming for Trump Tough choice for vulnerable GOP senators: Embrace or reject Trump MORE (R-Okla.) reminds us that he can really raise money when he puts his mind to it.

A political blog reports state Sen. Darrel Aubertine (D) will run in the special election to replace Rep. John McHugh (R-N.Y.). It would be a big get for congressional Democrats.

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