A horrific mass shooting at a movie theatre near Denver, Colorado. The campaigns talk about tax history and economic policy as attack ads from both campaigns intensify. And the fighting in Syria spreads to Damascus as the rebels achieve new victories. Joining Gwen: Pierre Thomas, ABC News; Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post; Jeff Zeleny, The New York Times; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times.
On the Webcast Extra: Michele Bachmann incited some controversy this week when she, along with four other Republicans, accused Hillary Clinton’s advisor Huma Abedin of ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. John McCain came to her defense. Also, as the campaign continues, our panelists speculate the list of Romney’s potential VP pick.