Here’s what Hotline, the Washington-based news organization that monitors key campaigns across the country, has to say about the U.S. Senate race between Democrat Robert Menendez and Republican Thomas Kean, Jr. : “The largest mover this month is New Jersey. Frankly, we’ve had this race too low because we’ve refused to buy into the GOP hype yet again in this state. But it’s hard to ignore all the polling that shows Kean and Menendez even. No other Democratic incumbent is that close with their likely GOP foe. Kean’s got a pesky primary to deal with, but once that’s done, we’ll get a better sense of how he will engage Menendez.” Hotline ranks the race as #7 out of 33 nationally.