Today, with news of unemployment rising to 9.1%, Barack Obama visited Toledo, Ohio to refocus on the economy. The panel examines several disappointing economic numbers, the debate around the debt ceiling, the GOP demand for spending cuts, and the growing 2012 presidential field. Joining Gwen: Deborah Solomon, Wall Street Journal, John Harwood, CNBC/New York Times, and Jeff Zeleny, New York Times.
On the Webcast Extra: The indictment of John Edwards raises questions about how well people ever actually know candidates. Then the panel looks at the economic crisis in European countries and the continuing concern over defaulting U.S. banks.