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Is the Republican establishment laying down an ultimatum to Mitt Romney: If you can’t take Newt down, then we will? Leading conservatives say Newt isn’t fit to lead. Why aren’t Washington Insiders, the people who know Newt best, rallying around him? David Gregory, Moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, and Howard Fineman, Editorial Director of the Huffington Post Media Group join us tonight.


Live from Des Moines! We’re simulcasting with WHO Radio Talk Show Host Simon Conway, whose show the New York Times calls a “new obligatory stop on the campaign trail.

Map Quest! Tonight the Hardball Strategists, Todd Harris and Steve McMahon, take a crack at mapping out the path to victory in 2012. 


Today marks the end of the Iraq war. One question will judge this war in history: “Was it worth it?” Kimberly Dozier, A.P. Intelligence Writer, was in Iraq between 2003 and 2006. Her book, “Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Survive and Get Back to the Fight” chronicles the 2006 car bomb attack that wounded her and killed her crew. She and Bob Herbert, Senior Fellow at Demos and former New York Times columnist are here tonight. 

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