Christine O'Donnell was a Tea Party backed candidate in Delaware who is vying for vice president Biden's old Senate seat. She won the Republican nomination in the state, and many claim that her victory is really a victory for the Democrats.
Other notable issues include not only unemployment, but also the Ground Zero mosque. Fox News, Sarah Palin, and Glenn Beck all cover the issue, which has ballooned into a huge controversy. Recent tensions between Muslims and the western world were further compounded when a controversial pastor in Florida decided to announce his Koran Burning plans.
Support or opposition to the mosque could impact a candidate - so watch for views on this topic as well.
The Mid-term elections are becoming almost as important as the presidential election. Before you know it, it will be 2012 and we will be dealing with a massive re-election bid by president Obama.