President Obama and Speaker Boehner remain divided over fiscal cliff specifics as a solution appears distant. Also, Republican Senator Jim DeMint’s decision to resign highlights a GOP intra-party squabbles. Plus, is threat of chemical weapons in Syria a game changer? Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, New York Times; Amy Walter, ABC News; Eamon Javers, CNBC; James Kitfield, National Journal.
On the Webcast Extra: The panelists break down the ongoing unrest in post-Arab Spring Egypt as the people prepare to vote on a new constitution. Also, Alan Simpson’s take on “Gangnam Style” in an attempt to attract millennials to his debt reduction campaign. Plus a month later, the panelists discuss their favorite 2012 campaign lessons from top Obama and Romney advisers.