Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to co-host Right Wing World

• Political strategist Dave “Mudcat” Saunders calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to update us on the presidential campaign, and on the Powell / Cantor campaign in Virginia

• Mitt Romney said yesterday that despite calls from conservatives to be more aggressive, he is not going to engage in a campaign of “character assassination” – despite what he says is the Obama campaign’s willingness to do so.

President Obama and Mitt Romney took their campaigns yesterday to the critical swing state of Ohio, where the state of the once-robust manufacturing sector makes the debate over outsourcing and trade with China especially resonant.

• In explaining his tax plan in Ohio yesterday, GOP candidate Mitt Romney told the gathered crowd he would simplify the tax code, but that they should NOT expect large tax cuts.

The National Football League and the referees’ union reached a tentative contract agreement at midnight Thursday, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.