The shootings of dozens at a Colorado movie theater led the presidential campaigns to tear up their scripts for Friday and beyond. President Obama cut short a campaign trip to Florida as his campaign and that of Republican Mitt Romney halted ads in Colorado and canceled some appearances.
Mitt Romney is under attack over taxes, Bain and outsourcing. But he's still tied with President Obama in nearly every poll. Plus, we weigh in on potential veeps, Ron Paul and Sarah Palin await their convention invites, Harry Reid complains, and Anthony Weiner mulls a comeback. Really.
As pressure continues to mount on Capitol Hill, Congress wants the Obama Administration to break down the cuts of the looming across-the-board budget cuts, including those to the Department of Defense.
In the wake of the Colorado shootings, national debate over gun control is in the spotlight, but most politicians are remaining silent. Diane and her guests discuss the absence of political debate over gun control in an election year.
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