The Republican slate of presidential contenders was shaken up this weekend. We hear what Rick Perry brings to the race and how it’s been changed by the Iowa Straw Poll. Also, violence in Iraq surges with multiple coordinated bombings, and social and economic protests are spreading in Israel as the Palestinians ready their case for the UN.
Banner image: Fairgoers over the age of 18 are invited to drop one piece of corn into one of 14 jars with photos of their favorite Republican presidential candidate during the second day of the Iowa State Fair August 12, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images