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Martinez vs. Diaz-Balart, more competitive than ever?

The non-partisan Rothenberg Political Report (which is predicting Democrats will pick up between 10 to 20 seats in the November election) has moved the contest between Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Raul Martinez to "pure toss up."

The match between Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Joe Garcia is ranked as "leans Republican."

Both designations are good news for Democrats: the races were added to Rothenberg's list of competitive races for the first time in July. Back then the Lincoln/Raul matchup was considered "leans Republican," and the Garcia/Diaz-Balart head to head was rated as "Republican favored."