As Polls Open on Democratic Primaries, Reports on Two Bellwether Races

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) and his wife Joan attend a campaign event outside Citizens Bank Park May 17, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (William Thomas Cain/Getty)

Incumbent Senators Arlen Specter (D-Penn.) and Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) have had tough fights against primary challengers this spring. As polls open today, we look at these two bellwether races with reporters Michael Hibblen of public radio station, KUAR in Little Rock, and Susan Phillips of WHYY in Philadelphia.

We're talking about anti-incumbent fever. Would you vote against your Congressman or Senator today if you could?

Guests:

Michael Hibblen and Susan Phillips

Produced by:

Posey Gruener

Comments [2]

Jerry from Missouri

I would vote everyone out of office every time. It's time to shake this political class off the government teet. They can get a real job.

May. 18 2010 08:17 AM
Ed H. from Larchmont

I will vote against our incumbent senators and representatives and president because they are all pro-choice (pro-abortion).

May. 18 2010 08:05 AM

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