Happy presidential-debate Monday, Alley readers. Here's a look at this morning's headlines.
Mitt Romney makes an appearance in an ad for GOP Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, our colleagues report.
GOP Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin likened his rival, Sen. Claire McCaskill, to a dog, Hotline on Call reports.
The National Republican Congressional Committee launched 13 new TV ads.
The Congressional Leadership Fund and American Action Network are out with three new television ads against Democratic House candidates.
Dick Patten, an estate tax opponent, has established his own lobbying firm ahead of the lame-duck session, The Hill reports.