Analysis of the 2nd GOP Presidential debate, and a new fact check feature “Just the Facts.” Plus, details of VP Biden’s negotiations on raising the debt ceiling. Also, the Pentagon and Defense Dept post-Robert Gates & controversy over the US involvement in Libya. Joining Gwen: Michael Duffy, Time; Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers; Dan Balz, Washington Post; and Jim Barnes, National Journal.
In the Webcast Extra: A National Journal Political Insiders Poll on who won Monday’s GOP debate in New Hampshire. Also, our new feature “Just the Facts” fact checks Newt Gingrich. And a look at where the candidates stand on raising the debt ceiling. Plus, a report on the strained U.S. relationships with Syria and Yemen.