Hurtling Toward 2010, 10/14

The 2010 midterms are just around the corner (sort of). Here's what's happening:

Rep. Robert Wexler (D) will retire, leaving an open seat in Florida's 19th district; meaning an open seat in President Obama will head to New Jersey next week to stump for Gov. Jon Corsine (D); Joe Biden will appear with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) in Reno on Friday to talk about stimulus progress; Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) got outraised by his GOP challenger, Rob Simmons, in the third quarter; and a Quinnipiac poll has Chris Christie leading Corzine by one percentage point.