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Tuesday marks the final major test of "tea party" power in the primaries, as challengers try to capitalize on anti-incumbent sentiment in Alaska, Arizona and Florida, and incumbents hope to avoid becoming the latest victims in what's been a rough year for officeholders.
The results of this summer's primary elections have political pundits declaring 2010 to be the year of the woman. This may be true, but the real story is that this is the year of the conservative woman.
Sen. Patty Murray, Washington Democrat, and her Republican challenger dove right into their fall matchup after winning the primary in a high-stakes election that could determine the balance of power in the nation's capital.
Gearing up for another midterm battle, women's groups on opposite sides of the abortion debate have a new point of contention - former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin and her crop of "mama grizzly" endorsements.
The poster boys for the Republican Party's resurgence - Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts - are deploying their differing styles to aid the GOP's quest for midterm election victory.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the field of potential GOP presidential candidates in Iowa, the state that will provide the first real test of the 2012 campaign, according to a poll released Monday.
Tuesday's Senate primary election in Washington state has become more like a warm-up bout for the top Democratic and Republican candidates, who have already penciled in a rematch in the November main event.
After skirting the controversy for weeks, President Barack Obama is weighing in forcefully on the mosque near ground zero, saying a nation built on religious freedom must allow it.