Good morning, Alley readers. Here are your Friday a.m. headlines.
Spending on ads in the presidential race is nearing $900 million and is on pace to reach $1 billion, our National Journal colleagues report.
Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican challenger Josh Mandel got testy in a debate last night, Roll Call reports.
In the Connecticut Senate race, Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy "tangled bitterly" in their most recent debate, The Hill reports.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $29.2 million in the third quarter, a record amount, officials tell Politico.