The debt talks are heating up…along with some of the participants’ tempers! msnbc Political Analysts David Corn and Michael Steele are here tonight to run us through the latest developments as the clock ticks down. Plus, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor took on the President directly by giving a blow-by-blow account of his fiery exchange with Obama. We’ll talk about Cantor as the new face of the opposition, with Author and Political Commentator Ron Reagan and msnbc Political Analyst Alex Wagner.
Next—Sen. Barbara Boxer led U.S. lawmakers in calling for an investigation into the News Corp hacking scandal, and today the FBI’s New York Office opened an investigation into whether Murdoch’s organization violated U.S. law. And in Britain, Murdoch and his son are due to meet with a Commons committee investigating the hacking next week. Sen. Boxer joins us tonight, and msnbc’s own Martin Bashir will have the latest.
And don’t miss the un-aired Mitt Romney advertisement from 1984…it could have a serious impact in 2012! We’ll fill you in with Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico’s Maggie Habermann.