In the closing days of his losing campaign for Virginia’s governorship, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli called the contest a referendum on Obamacare. Virginia voter Lee Killen saw it instead as a referendum on the Tea Party -- and he voted no.
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and his Republican challenger, Sharron Angle , sparred over the new health-care law, the economy and Social Security in the only debate of his Senate re-election campaign in Nevada.
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell said in an interview today on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that he’d love to replace Rahm Emanuel as Barack Obama’s next chief of staff, while allowing that he may be the last person the president would pick for the job.
Voters in 12 states delivered a mixed message as a Democratic senator in Arkansas survived a primary challenge, two former chief executive officers captured Republican nominations in California and a Tea Party activist won a race in Nevada to challenge the leader of the U.S. Senate.