U.S. Democratic Rep. Gary Peters talks to campaign volunteers in Royal Oak, Mich., Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The freshman knows winning a second term in Washington won't be easy and the reasons are as ... more 
U.S. Democratic Rep. Gary Peters talks to campaign volunteers in Royal Oak, Mich., Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The freshman knows winning a second term in Washington won't be easy and the reasons are as simple as 1-2-3. First, history shows freshmen congressmen are picked off more easily than veterans. Second, Times are tough in Michigan's 9th Congressional District; he's the only Democrat to hold the Michigan's 9th District seat since redistricting two decades ago; and Third, voters aren't all that enamored with officeholders these days. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carlos Osorio
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 6:05 PM EDT