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NBC moves Texas to 'toss-up' in presidential race

NBC News has moved Texas, which hasn't voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1976, from "lean Republican" to "toss-up," underscoring the close race between President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE and Democrat Joe BidenJoe BidenMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Biden says staff has spoken with Fauci: 'He's been very, very helpful' MORE for the Lone Star State.

Georgia, Iowa and Ohio are three other states won by Trump in 2016 that are rated as toss-ups by NBC.

The political unit led by "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddRichmond says GOP 'reluctant to stand up and tell the emperor he wears no clothes' GOP senator calls for cooperation on Biden transition: 'I'd rather have a president that has more than one day to prepare' Hogan calls Giuliani press conference a 'train wreck' MORE also moved Arizona from "lean Democrat" to "toss-up," with polls tightening in the Copper State.

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In the "lean Democrat" category, three states Trump won in 2016 remain there, including Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

RealClearPolitics also shows Texas as a toss-up, while ABC News shows Trump as a favorite. 

NBC's final battleground map forecasted an easy victory for 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntercept DC bureau chief says Biden picks are 'same people' from Obama years The Hill's 12:30 Report - Third vaccine candidate with 90% efficacy Biden won — so why did Trump's popularity hit its highest point ever? MORE on Nov. 7, 2016.

"In our final battleground map of the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump with one day before Election Day," a story at the time reads. "Clinton has 274 electoral votes in her column — which is unchanged from last week, and which also is more than the 270 needed to win the presidency. Trump, meanwhile, is at 170 electoral votes, down from 180 last week. And we have 94 electoral votes in the Tossup column."

With the election just one week from now, Biden leads Trump in the RealClearPolitics index of polls by an average of 4 points in the key battleground states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida and Arizona.