And now for something so completely out of left field it should almost go in the weird news section...
Civility and honesty (thus far) in an election.
Editorial: Brown-Warren pact should serve as model | masslive.com
The plan is brilliant in its simplicity: If a third-party ad is run in violation of the pact, the candidate who would benefit from the ad has to pay tocharityan amount equal to half the cost of the advertisement. In other words, efforts to aid one candidate end up hitting him or her in the wallet