President Obama headlines a rally for Sen. Patty Murray at the University of Washington in Seattle during a four-day, five state campaign swing focusing on tight races in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest.
Democratic Sen. Patty Murray is likely to face GOP favorite Dino Rossi in Washington's election for the Senate seat. In recent polls, Mr. Rossi trails Mrs. Murray by about 4 percentage points. (AP Photo)
Sen. Patty Murray, Washington Democrat, second from left, glances at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, right, during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, after a Senate vote that would clear the way for a $26 billion measure to help states with their severe budget problems and save the jobs of tens of thousands of teachers and other public employees . From left are, Sen. Barbara Boxer, California Democrat, Mrs. Murray, Sen. Michael Bennet, Colorado Democrat, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Ohio Democrat, and Mr. Reid. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)