Meanwhile, Barber's campaign said he would be at Giffords's side when she goes Tuesday morning to her local precinct, located at St. Cyril's Catholic church in Tucson, to vote in the election.


Polls close Tuesday at 10 p.m. in the slightly GOP-leaning district.

You can read more about the race in Tuesday’s edition of The Hill or on

TOMORROW’S AGENDA TODAY: President Obama speaks at a fundraising reception at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. He then goes to Philadelphia for a fundraiser at the Franklin Institute.

Mitt Romney holds a campaign event at Con-Air Industries in Orlando, Fla.

First lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaPoll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Son gives emotional tribute to Colin Powell at service Biden, ex-presidents gather for Colin Powell's funeral MORE signs her book American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America at a Barnes & Noble in Washington, D.C.

TWEET OF THE DAY: ".@RobinRoberts, Barack and I have you in our prayers. We believe in you and thank you for bringing awareness and hope to others. –mo” — first lady Michelle Obama, in a tweet to ABC’s Robin Roberts, who announced she has myelodysplastic syndrome.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “We were hopeful that the Assad regime would be open to a more progressive society. Subsequent to our interview, as the terrible events of the past year and a half unfolded in Syria, it became clear that its priorities and values were completely at odds with those of Vogue.” — Vogue editor Anna Wintour, in a statement to The New York Times, on the magazine’s March 2011 profile of Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad.


In a Web ad, President Obama's campaign continued hammering Mitt Romney over his opposition to a plan that would provide federal money to states to help retain local education and emergency response workers.

Priorities USA and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) launched a $4 million Spanish-language ad attacking the presumptive nominee Romney. The radio and television ad will air in Colorado, Nevada and Florida.

Obama's comment that the private sector is "doing fine" shows he's completely out of touch with the middle class, Romney's campaign argues in a television ad


Florida: Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) released the first ad of his House reelection campaign, a positive spot highlighting his military background and introducing him to new voters.

Florida Part Deux: Democrat Kristin Jacobs launched the first television ad of her House campaign, citing her ability to bring people together and her appointment by the Obama administration to lead a coastal protection committee. Jacobs is the underdog in a Democratic primary, opposite former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois FrankelLois Jane FrankelDemocrats repeal prohibition on funding abortions abroad Investing in child care paves the way to a better economy Democrats introduce equal pay legislation for US national team athletes MORE, to take on former state Rep. Adam Hasner (R) in a competitive, redrawn district.

New York: Former President Clinton has endorsed Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney, a former Clinton adviser, in his race to unseat Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.). 


Hawaii: Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle (R) has launched a local cable television channel to promote her Senate campaign, an unprecedented move for a candidate.

Massachusetts: Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Democrat Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPoll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Biden eyes new path for Fed despite Powell pick Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Storms a growing danger for East Coast MORE are both back on the air with positive television ads airing statewide in the Senate race.

Texas: Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) was booed at his state party's convention on Saturday, a warning sign for the Senate candidate as he heads into his runoff against former Texas Solicitor General Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzBiden administration resists tougher Russia sanctions in Congress Republicans struggle to save funding for Trump's border wall GOP holds on Biden nominees set back gains for women in top positions MORE (R) as well as a sign of the increasing discord within the state party. 


A spokesman for Commerce Secretary John Bryson said the Cabinet member suffered a seizure before being involved in two traffic accidents over the weekend in Los Angeles. 

Mitt Romney will begin a five-day bus tour through small towns in six battleground states this week. The “Every Town Counts” tour starts in New Hampshire on Friday and will also make stops in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan.

Romney's presidential campaign continued to hammer President Obama over saying the private sector is “doing fine,” but Obama's campaign laughed off an attempt to point out a seeming contradiction between the president's past statements on government employment.

Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainGOP senators appalled by 'ridiculous' House infighting MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace, Chris Christie battle over Fox News Trump's attacks on McConnell seen as prelude to 2024 White House bid MORE (R-Ariz.) said the backlash over Obama's recent remark that the private sector was “doing fine” was a “trip down memory lane,” citing the reaction to his own statement in 2008 that the "fundamentals of out economy are strong.”

Conservative super-PAC American Crossroads apologized after deleting a tweet that suggested Bryson was driving drunk over the weekend.

Rick Santorum has not spoken directly with Romney since endorsing him in early May.

Tim Pawlenty continues to scramble up the veep ladder.

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