The Latest: Trump heaping attention on 1 Nebraska district

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An image of President Donald Trump is projected on a large screen as supporters wait for his arrival to a campaign rally in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON – The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):

9:25 p.m.

President Donald Trump is heaping attention on Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District in the home stretch before Election Day.

Nebraska is one of two states that awards electoral votes to each of its congressional districts, in addition to awarding electoral votes for winning the entire state. In 2016, Trump managed to take all five of Nebraska’s electoral votes, but polls show the race for the Omaha area’s 2nd District — and its single electoral vote — could be more difficult this time around.

Trump told the big crowd gathered Tuesday at the city's Eppley Airfield: “We have to win both Nebraska’s.”

Trump added that he believed his appearance could also be helpful with the race in neighboring Iowa, which Trump won easily four years ago but which polls suggest is a tight race this year.

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