Six-term Indiana senator Richard Place is directed by the right wing of the Republican Party's own party tonight, and North Carolina voters unanimously decided to strengthen their nation's ban on gay marriage - show conservative spirit and strength six months before the nation to choose between Democrat Barack Obama and the enemies of the Republic President Mitt Romney.
Romney republican who swept the three primaries, moved closer to sealing the nomination.
"I have no regrets about running for re-election, though can be a daunting task," said 80-year-Place as he admitted to the tea party supported GOP opponent ended his nearly four decades career in the Senate. Enemy area, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, Republican senators are painted as too moderate to conservative states.
North Carolina chose to change their state constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman, effectively banning gay unions.
Also, the Democrats choose a candidate to challenge Republican Wisconsin governor Scott Walker in a recall election in June.
Romney contest overshadowed by continued progress toward the Republican presidential nomination. He won the Republican presidential primaries Indiana, North Carolina and West Virginia, drew close to 1,144 delegates he needed to win the nomination. He is likely to win 100 or more delegates from the 288 it is still necessary.
Even Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, essentially ignoring the primaries. He spent the day campaigning in Michigan, where he condemned Obama as "old-school liberal" policy is the country back.
Results from far-flung polling day provide clues about the state of the voters - and highlights the political minefield faced by both Republican and Democratic candidates in presidential race goes well.
In the biggest race of the night, Places Mourdock lost from the state Treasurer, Democratic Rep. presence. Joe Donnelly in the November general election.
In a few minutes to lose Areas, Mourdock painted the Democrats as too intense for the state.
Tea Party groups are crowing about the success, and urged his supporters to donate Mourdock for the general election campaign, said: ". We all left the table to win the main "
Republicans need to gain four seats to control the U.S. Senate, and the loss of place "gives Democrats a pickup opportunity," says Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y.
Earlier today, Area, 80, insists he will stand by the results Tuesday, ruled out running as an independent candidate.
"This is it," he said.
Playing in the conservative country, breed description voter hostility toward many of the old players and anyone who has deep ties to Washington. Obvious when Lugar, who is facing questions about living in recent decades, finds himself over his own defense if he had lived in Indiana or northern Virginia. Area also serves as too moderate to conservative Republicans in Indiana, and he took heat for his work with Democrats on issues such as nuclear nonproliferation, underlining the deep polarization in the country as well as a split in the GOP between the wing establishment of the tea parties and the rebels.
In a statement, Obama praised his former colleague in the Senate as someone "who wants to reach across the aisle and get things done."
On Capitol Hill, Republicans are willing to lose the area throughout the day.
"He said if you served, better not lose contact with home," said South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
Mourdock Donnelly compared the match could develop into a hotly contested race that may potentially influence the White House contest.
Obama carried Indiana in 2008, partly because of its relationship to the northwestern part of the densest in the nearby town of Chicago. Democrats acknowledged that it is difficult to win Indiana again this year. However, the country could be more friendly to Obama if the Democrats believe they have a better chance to place the race, spent heavily to compete with Mourdock. Countries that now the Obama team to watch list.
On the other hand, North Carolina voters have moved in opposite directions from a series of countries - the Democratic-leaning areas such as New York and Vermont as well as the conservative Iowa - where same-sex marriage is legal now. Six states and Washington, DC, today recognized gay unions.
North Carolina law prohibits gay marriage, but changes in state votes effectively slammed the door.
In the days before the vote of North Carolina, two top administration officials - Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan - expressed support for gay marriage. Obama supports gay rights but most have stopped short of supporting gay marriage.
Biden and Duncan of the comments sent to the White House damage-control mode as the gay rights advocates pressed for him to publicly support same-sex unions before November. Aides also tried to use the focus on this issue to criticize Romney of equivocations on gay rights today.
Romney, in turn, emphasized his position that marriage should only be done between a man and a woman. She said she supports a federal constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
In Wisconsin, voters were deciding whether to give the Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett - one of four Democrats on the ballot - a rematch against Governor Walker in a recall election June 5, or if it supports one of its Barrett fellow Democrats.
Trade union rights dominated remember.
Walker effectively end the right of collective bargaining for most state workers and, since then, has emerged as a national hero to conservative. The recall effort, mounted by opponents of his actions, has dominated the political landscape in the country, even overshadowing Romney has a major victory that essentially end the nomination fight.
Now the candidates stand, Romney is no serious opposition in Indiana, West Virginia and North Carolina.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum in, which gave a warm support Romney on Monday night by e-mail, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich end of the race. Texas Rep.. Ron Paul is still fighting the nomination, but he lags far behind in the number of the yoke.