Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) was facing a tough bid for re-election

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) was facing a tough bid for re-election

Key primaries in a handful of states Tuesday will reveal much about voter attitudes toward incumbents and the Obama agenda. Analysis of the results and what they could mean for Democratic and Republican prospects this fall.


  • Amy Walter Editor in Chief of National Journal’s Hotline On Call.
  • Chris Cillizza is managing editor of and author of "The Fix" on
  • Amanda Van Benschoten Political reporter for the Kentucky Enquirer
  • Dave Davies Senior reporter for public radio station WHYY in Philadelphia.
  • Gerard Matthews Associate Editor for the Arkansas Times.

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