After the tragedy in Tucson, the panel looks back at the impact of the events in Arizona and Barack Obama’s moment as “Healer in Chief.” Also, the latest on the investigation of Jared Loughner and a profile of Gabrielle Giffords. Gwen is joined by Dan Balz of the Washington Post, Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal, Pete Williams of NBC News, and Charles Babington of the Associated Press.
In the Webcast EXTRA: The National Journal Congressional Insiders poll looks at the quality of today’s political discourse. The panel reacts to the results and to Sarah Palin’s video responding to the Arizona shooting. Also, the latest on Tom Delay’s sentencing in Texas.