Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke. (Angel Valentin/For The Washington Post)

The making of an activist — Can Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student caught up in the contraceptive debate “outlast... the political moment that created her political persona”?

Money man — Who’s going to get the job as Fed chief in a potential second Obama term?

About the bling — They wear their criticisms on their sleeves:during their debate, Virginia Senate candidates Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) wore lapel pins that countered one another’s claims.

Poll parsingWhat to make of the paradigm-shifting Pew poll showing Mitt Romney ahead.