Above: Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) goes to bat for his state’s Democratic nominee for governor, Creigh Deeds.

The Hill’s Reid Wilson reports that Democrats accept that their fate is tied to President Obama’s performance. 

Check out my story on House Republicans throwing some Hail Marys in 2010, much like Brett Favre against the 49ers.

Double-crossing in the New York special election? According to an e-mail from Conservative Party candidate (and onetime GOP hopeful) Doug Hoffman to Republican Dede Scozzafava, Hoffman offered his support for Scozzafava. A reporter says Hoffman later said he had done no such thing.

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo (D) is caught on tap in a vulgar rant complaining about Gov. Steve Beshear's (D) support in the state’s Senate primary.

Want you Charlie Crist fix? Turn on your TV Tuesday morning.

A state House member decides against a primary with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D). Comptroller Dan Hynes remains his only primary opposition.

Carly Fiorina (R) tests out a hit on Boxer’s anti-“ma’am” policy.

Primary opponent Chuck DeVore pokes at Fiorina’s “silly slogans.”

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), like so many politicians, has done himself pretty well with land deals.

Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.) separates his gubernatorial campaign from congressional Democrats’ health care proposals.

Despite his involvement in the governor’s race, President Obama appears to want no part of the race for mayor in New York, where supporter and independent Michael Bloomberg is facing a Democrat.

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) says the only thing his primary challenger will do is “soften me up” for the general election.

Mike Huckabee cuts an ad for state Sen. Dick Kelsey (R) in Rep. Todd Tiahrt’s (R-Kan.) district.