Nevada promises to be a political hotbed in 2012, with President Barack Obama targeting the state as a must-win and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) working to make sure both Obama and Berkley are victorious.
The new poll confirms that little has changed over the last six months, when other public polling showed the race within a point or two. The poll, conducted by the Cannon Survey Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, surveyed 600 registered voters from Dec. 12 to 20 and had a 4-point margin of error.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.