Hurtling Toward 2010, 10/03

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

Not only is former Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava backing former rival Democrat Bill Owens in New York's 23rd district, she's recorded robo-calls for him; Vice President Joe Biden campaigned for Owens; two polls show Conservative Doug Hoffman leading that race; a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll shows New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D) leading Chris Christie (R) 43-41, but the poll didn't include independent candidate Chris Daggett; Florida Gov. and Senate candidate Charlie Crist's (R) approval ratings dropped to 42 percent according to a St. Petersburg Times/Miami Herald poll;