We asked Bob Marshall-Andrews and David Davis to their hands converting Ukip supporters in Rochester. They certainly heard some strident views but the pincer movement didn't convert anyone.
Ed Miliband's mission was to get voters listening to his message - they want big change and he's the only guy offering it. But he knows that one speech won't do it.
Just as the earnings/inflation lines crossed in the right direction for the government, the Lab/Con graph lines of support crossed in the wrong direction for Labour.
żJean-Claude Juncker blames Europe for Luxembourg's industrial scale tax avoidance, after a bombshell revelation about the country's treatment of company finances.
The Tories (and Labour, I hear) are looking at stopping access to non-contributory benefits (which is most benefits) even for EU citizens who are working their chaussettes off.
A few dozen UK soldiers are going to train Iraqis, but if a third country can be found to host a bigger training programme, many more might be heading abroad to boost Iraqi expertise.
The Commons are to vote on the European Arrest Warrant on Monday, and much work is going on behind the scenes to minimise the number of rebels in Tory ranks.
No 10 is still giving itself several weeks before it comes up with its plan to reduce net migration and has not itself decided exactly what the prime minister will announce.
Jim Murphy is expected to declare his candidacy for the leadership of Scottish Labour in the next 48 hours, but some commentators say he has too much Blairite baggage to carry off the job.
In deciding to use an open primary to select the Tory Rochester by-election candidate, the Conservative leader has helped to set the stakes extraordinarily high.
Nick Clegg revealed that George Osborne, when he refused to implement a bigger tax threshold leap in the 2012 budget, said: "I don't want to deliver a Lib Dem budget."
Danny Alexander is not without ambition. Over time he has tried various tactics to convince Lib Dems that they should take him to their hearts and consider him future leadership material.
The PM told security chiefs at Chequers he wanted to be sure everything possible was being done to track down the killers of Alan Henning. But is there enough intelligence to find them?
Thousands poured into the area around the Lib Dem Conference in Glasgow at lunchtime, just as the debates were getting under way. Alas for the Lib Dems they were here to see live comedy next door...