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  • ** FILE ** Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear. (Associated Press)

    Incumbent governors on safe ground

    Despite a sagging economy and polls showing unhappiness among the electorate, the two major parties are expected to keep their gubernatorial seats this year — raising doubts about whether the anti-incumbency anger of 2010 will materialize again in 2012.

  • Rep. Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, announced a long-expected U.S. Senate bid Tuesday. He easily won re-election to a third House term in November. (Associated Press)

    Nevadan to seek Senate seat

    Nevada Rep. Dean Heller said Tuesday he will run for the Senate seat held by fellow Republican John Ensign, who said last week he won't seek a third term in 2012.

  • Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate seen here in April at a union rally, has not distanced himself from President Obama, who is still more popular in Illinois than anywhere else. (AP Photo)

    Giannoulias embraces Obama

    As Democrats nationwide shun campaign help from the White House, Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias plans to buck the trend and stand boldly with President Obama during a presidential stop this week in Illinois.

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