Last night, eight GOP presidential hopefuls gathered at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California for the fourth Republican debate this year. It was the first presidential debate for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who was in the lead in a recent poll. Perry and Romney sparred over their job creation records and other issues, often overshadowing the six other candidates.
Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent, and Republican political strategist Ron Christie, CEO of Christie Strategies and former special assistant to President George W. Bush, recap last night's events.