Ask Political Editor David Chalian Your Questions on Iowa Straw Poll, 2012

BY News Desk  August 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT


With the Iowa Straw Poll set for this weekend and news that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will be contending for the Republican presidential nomination, NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian is taking your questions about the state of the 2012 election.

Chalian, who is on a reporting trip in Iowa with senior correspondent Gwen Ifill, will respond to some of the your questions by Monday. Leave your questions in the comments section below or tweet us: @NewsHour

On Thursday’s NewsHour broadcast, Chalian speaks with Judy Woodruff about how Perry’s entry in to the race will shake up the Republican field and sets the scene for the GOP debate in Ames later Thursday.

Stay tuned to the Rundown and our politics page for more reporting from Iowa.