Heller says he needs Obama voters to win Senate seat

Heller was appointed to replace former Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) last year and has touted his Senate votes that broke with Republican ranks.

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Heller and Berkley are fighting in a close race that could determine which party controls the Senate.

The Sun reported that despite Heller admitting his need for Democratic voters’ support, he hasn’t written off a victory in Nevada for the GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

“I think it’s going to be real close, but I think they can do it,” Heller said shortly after GOP running mate Paul RyanPaul RyanOvernight Finance: GOP faces dilemma on spending bills | CEOs push Congress on tax rules | Trump talks energy Overnight Energy: Trump outlines 'America First' energy plan in North Dakota Bible verse prompts GOP walkout after LGBT vote labeled a sin MORE delivered his final campaign speech in Reno. “I just chatted with Congressman Ryan, and he said it will be more difficult to win Nevada than Ohio but that they think they can win both.”

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