Of the more than 50 candidates running in GOP-held districts given the best chance for flipping, almost two-thirds are seeking office for the first time.
4. IRAN LOOKS WARILY TO CHINA FOR HELP AS US SANCTIONS RESUME
Tehran likely will further embrace Beijing as an alternative market for its crude oil and financial transactions amid uncertainty over the nuclear deal.
5. DALLAS’ TOP COP PROBING TACTICS AT PROTEST
The city’s police chief calls for a full review and plans to meet with protest leaders after learning about reports that police used pepper-spray projectiles at a demonstration over a black man’s death.