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More 2012: Brown, Nelson lead in FL, OH

FLORIDA: “A new Quinnipiac poll in Florida finds Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) opening an eight point lead over challenger Rep. Connie Mack (R), 44% to 36%,” Political Wire writes.

NEW JERSEY: “Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) has spent at least $97,000 in campaign money on at least 18 trips over the past five years to California, where his daughter has been pursuing a singing and acting career, the AP reports,” per Political Wire.

OHIO: “A new Quinnipiac poll in Ohio shows Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) leading Republican challenger Josh Mandel (R) by double-digits, 46% to 36%,” Political Wire writes.