Libyan rebels seized Tripoli, invaded Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s compound and he’s on the run. What will it take to establish a new government? Also, Rick Perry vaults to the lead for the GOP presidential nomination, and Ben Bernanke assesses the economy. Joining Gwen Ifill: Nancy Youssef, McClathy Newspapers; Doyle McManus, LA Times; Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; & Jim Tankersley, National Journal.
On the Webcast Extra: The panel discusses how journalists worked around the uprising in Libya and if Obama’s foreign policy vindication will help his re-election chances. Also, is it consequential if Sarah Palin is in or out of the GOP race? Plus, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on today’s government and politics.