(CNN) - As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things that you might have missed.
One mighty sweet potato
First lady Michelle Obama's green thumb is obvious, as is her approach to healthy living. But she has a bigger issue on her hands: a giant sweet potato plucked from the White House garden. See the photo HERE
But does he pay rent?
Jimmy McMillan was the relatively unknown New York gubernatorial candidate for the Rent is Too Damn High Party until he stole the show in a recent debate, in which he declared "The. Rent. Is. Too. Damn. High." It turns out he may not pay rent at all.
Candidate in hot water for deer-meat sales
George Hallarn, a Democrat running for commissioner in Fairfield County, Ohio, has been charged with illegally selling deer meat.