President Obama's assertive and progressive inaugural address. How did the GOP respond and what’s next for the party? Also, the Pentagon lifts the ban on women serving in combat and Secretary Clinton's Benghazi testimony. Plus, a short-term debt ceiling deal. Joining Gwen: Dan Balz, Washington Post; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; Martha Raddatz, ABC News; John Harwood, CNBC and New York Times.
On the Webcast Extra: John Boehner accuses Obama of annihilating the GOP. What does the ruling on Obama’s recess appointments mean for future presidents? Also, what some of the new cabinet members can expect during their terms and will North Africa become John Kerry’s main focus as Secretary of State?