The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18 of 18 senators have escaped their earlier challengers.

Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Nashville, Tennessee today to deliver remarks at the National Governors Association summer meeting while President Obama will discuss the economy with small business owners at the White House.