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good evening. 9:00 here in new york and in washington where it has been quite a day on capitol hill. tonight the top job in the house, the one second in line to the presidency is up for grabs and no one seems to want it. hours ago kevin mccarthy dropped out of the race and no one saw that coming. the bombshell landed minutes before a vote by republicans
connecticut geese man mccarthy's candidao candidacy. two weeks ago john boehner announced he'll step down at the end of the october. at this point the answer to when a new speaker will be chosen is anyone's guess. congressional leaders have until november 5th to raise the debt limit. before we dig deeper, dana bash lays out how today's bombshell exploded. >> reporter: there is congressional chaos, then there's this. >> move out of the way! >> reporter: republican meeting ended abruptly after the front runner kevin mccarthy shocked everyone suddenly dropping out of the race. >> people are absolutely stunned. >> reporter: you were behind him. were you stunned? >> yes. >> reporter: what happened? >> kevin mccarthy just like john boehner did put the country and the congress and the conference before his own interest.
it was an honorable thing to do. i think he recognized and shared he was afraid his candidacy would further divide the caucus and party across the country. >> reporter: behind closed doors that's what kevin mccarthy told his colleagues and what he reported to reporters after the news got out. >> if we're going to unite and be strong, we need a new face to help do that. so nothing more than that. >> reporter: that and raw numbers. despite mccarthy's public confidence an hour earlier, sources close to mccarthy says he realized getting approval from the majority of the house 218 votes was going to be tough and cnn is told mccarthy decided the demands many conservative members were making in exchange for the votes, those in the so-called freedom caucus would make him too weak to be effective. tim's camp is one of some 40 republicans in that house freedom caucus. >> we were looking how do we work together? we're looking for a speaker that works with conservatives rather
than against us and we presumed kevin would reach out and say what do we need to do? changes do we need to make. >> reporter: moderates worry it will be hard to find a republican member that will appeal to conservatives but lead the entire house as the constitution requires the speaker to do. >> the next speaker should not apiece those who make unreasonable demands. there are a number of members of the conference who simply cannot get the yes on anything. >> reporter: daniel webster and jason chaffetz are speechless but still in. >> because we need to find somebody that our whole body can unite behind and do what we were elected to do. >> a lot to talk about. dana joins me now along with nia mallika-henderson and gloria borg borger. dana, i understand a letter being circulated on capitol hill is making its own waves today. what is that? that's right. this is a letter sent by walter jones, a republican congressman
from north carolina which asks the leadership to make sure that nobody who is running for any of these posts including the speaker has any misdeeds in his or her background done while they are in congress. this certainly raised a lot of questions, kevin mccarthy was asked about it whether that letter was directed at him and whether it had anything to do with him dropping out and he said no, walter jones talked to our colleague about it and insisted that there was no particular person or particular incident he was talking about but then went on to refer to some scandals that brought other speakers or almost speakers down like bob livingston for example. it's an odd letter and issue that's been flying around capitol hill. >> gloria, i know you've been talking to your sources. what have they been telling you? >> congressman mccarthy after he made the mistake on benghazi,
tieing the benghazi committee to the drop and hillary clinton's polling making it look partisan and political gave conservatives the opening they are looking for. they smell blood in the water, when you become a campaign add for hillary clinton, it's a little bit of a problem for you. so they were able to kind of say look, this is the guy that wants to be the spokesman for our party and i think mccarthy sensed that, as well. the larger problem here, anderson, is that they can't agree on an agenda that the speaker should represent, and it's a huge problem for the republican party. it seems like it's chaotic because it is. >> and you have chaffetz and webster vying for the top spot. are there other names out there? yes, there are other names out there including paul ryan who said he doesn't want to do and his name was floated before
mccarthy decided he was going to run and it's being floated again now that mccarthy is not going to run and the feeling there is that he is sort of a name brand in the house and can possibly bring these sides together and raise money for the caucus, as well. walden out of oregon is saying if he can get enough support and floating trial balloons there. gloria is right about benghazi thing. months ago when boehner decided he would stay on privately, he was saying that he felt mccarthy wasn't quite ready to be speaker and that went in his decision as well as other things to go for the speakership again and of course now we're seeing some of that with benghazi gaffe that threw things into turmoil and today finally ended with him dropping out. >> i heard someone refer to this
as a hostage crisis in the republican civil war. is that accurate? >> if you're one of the maybe 200 or 195 members who think that the 40 or so members who have been so aggressive in trying to push the leadership to take a principle stand and -- no conflict conference, the answer is yes, they do think it is a hostage crisis. the chaos, you could probably see it because we were live outside the room but that didn't even give a real sense how it felt there. it was really palble but they didn't think it would be so hard he would drop out and a lot of these people in the so-called freedom caucus feel like they got two scalps now. >> in terms of the looming
potential government shut down, could this make that more likely? >> well, it could. i was told today by a republican on capitol hill before john boehner leaves, he would like to cut a deal with whom he can talk to to try and avoid a government shut down but you don't know whether the caucus is emboldened now and whether they feel that they would have the authority to shut the government down. i mean, i think that they are trying to do the impossible which is lose control of the congress. i think that's what this could lead to. >> do you see boehner staying on longer? >> everything so far is such a shocker. him stepping down and mccarthy seeming like he would get it and stepping down. uncharted territory here in terms of whether or not boehner stays on to calm the place down,
that wouldn't be what the caucus wants but possibly that's what is needed now. >> and i spoke this evening to a top aid to john boehner who insisted he's planning on leaving october 30th as he announced when he dropped his bomb. see if he sticks to that. >> thank you. >> sure, thank you. >> quite a day, indeed. u.s. officials say as many as four missiles aimed at syria hit iran. claims russia is denying. barbara starr, we'll talk to her and an american that risked his life on a train was stabbed tonight. what we're learning about his injuries tonight. when you booked this trip, you didn't know we had over 11,000 local activities listed on our app. or that you could book them right from your phone.
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>> tonight growing concerns over syria. four cruise missiles missed. a number of warships in the sea. barbara starr joins me now. barbara, what's the latest. >> russia's launched two dozen cruise missiles from four ships in the sea. four missiles went astray and crashed inside iran. a russian ally that apparently crashed in a rule area, there may be people hurt on the ground. there may be farm animals killed. the russians insist it did not happen. iran is saying nothing but the
u.s. says it did. four of these missiles with 1 thousand-pound war heads crashed inside iran. >> an incident like this has bro broader implications. >> it does. fine, well and good, hopefully not too many civilians are hurt but landed inside a country that's an ally of russia but what it if landed in a neighboring country, jordan, turkey, an iranen nuclear facility. they are being reckless. today ash carter said one of his big problems is that russians aren't even giving any notice of these missile launches, anderson. >> barbara starr, thank you. more to talk about with ann marie slaughter, president of the american foundation and policy planning at the state department, her book is unfinished business, women, men, work, family and u.s. retired u.s. army general and cnn
military analyst and cnn national security commentator, former chairman of the house intelligence committee. general, russia denies this happened but if true and i know you believe it is, you echo concerns russia is reckless and not notifying other countries about missile launches? >> yeah, if you look at the missile launch from the caspian, it will go over countries. i'm sure the iraq government didn't notify them and you're also talking about the potential for hitting aircraft or in terms of commercial aircraft or fire aircraft or in case of crashes like it may have done in iran or reported to have done in iran, you're talking about civilian gasties. >> two f-16s diverted to steer
clear of russian fighters. how concerned are you it could turn into a proxy war? >> very concerned. russia is playing a really dangerous game. i mean, they are really playing chicken with us and daring us to, you know, push back and if we don't push back and we simply let them do what they are doing, i think we're looking at a kind of russia, iran, iraq syrian front across a huge part of the middle east. >> mike, what do you believe about that? should the u.s. and other nato allies, what should they be doing at this point? >> absolutely we need to take some action but i have a little different perspective. this is a great opportunity from a russian perspective to fire missiles they converted from ship to ship targets to a ship to land targets. so they have formed this intelligence alliance with baghdad with damascus and iran. so some notion that those
nations were not notified. i'm a little suspect of that. i believe they were probably pretty clued into this, that they were going to launch these particular missiles. this is russia sending a strong signal to the middle east to both our allies and our adversaries there is a new strong man in the middle east. i think they wanted to show the world they could do it. if a few fell into iran, cand candidly, i don't think they care but look at it as an opportunity to correct the action and i agree with both of our guests that we need to stand up pretty quickly and pretty sternly or we're going to have a more aggressive russia operating against our interest across the middle east. >> you look at where they bomb. russia claims they are are map where we believe the air strikes hit. do you think they are consensus triting on isis territory? >> not at all and this is continued, you can't put it any
other way. it's lying by the government of russia what they are doing. we've seen this in ukraine and what they propose they are doing when we know that's not what they are doing and in syria, they have very strong operational objectives. they are securing the area of damascus and securing the flank and may be hitting some isis targets but that's only to secure the eastern flank of the area. they are protecting their sights and all of these things are part of an operational campaign, but i think it's eventually going to cause them trouble. >> marie, some say look, if russia wants to start to take a lead in syria and draw the ire of isis and other terror groups, the u.s. should go ahead and let them. >> i understand the quagmire argument and it's the afghanistan argument. they got bogged down in afghanistan and we actually
armed against them but this is the middle east. we have turkey on one side that's a nato ally that's really worried about russian incursions and israel on the other side and israel is very upset with the russians because the russians are not allowing israel to go after hasballah and arms that are going towards hasballah. this is not a situation to sit back and say we have israel worried and turkey worried and we have iran pushing on iraq and drawing iraq much closer back into the orbit. we learned in the cold war if you're going to have diplomacy it has to be backed by a credible threat of force and you can't push them around. >> what does that mean staring russia down? >> it could mean a couple things. a, if you want to go into the in fly zone, you need to enforce it
and turkey must be willing and the united states must be willing to engage russian aircraft if they incur into that no-fly zone and that's a pretty difficult thing. i do believe we need to make that stand to let them know that we're not -- listen, we're very serious about enforcing our prerogatives and national interests in the area but we need to understand one thing, this is important, anderson, it's a talk about quagmire or not a quagmire, they are doing things smart, engaging in the air with armored units number two and air strikes. so they have been pretty calculate about how they are going to engage the targets but they are uplifting the syrian rebels. russia has picked their team and saying who they are for. they made their pick and our
strategy needs to flip around and understand that versus this notion we're just upset that the russians are doing what they are doing. that is not a strategy. we need to change it. we need to confront them and find a way to do it that's limited and calculate so they understand we're serious. >> general, how do you see on the ground or in the air how does confronting russia look like from a military standpoint? >> you'll see and i wouldn't call it a quagmire but you'll see things occurring in the near future where russia is going to start taking casualties. there are kmcomments about the alleged tomahawk missile crashing in iran and a russian helicopter being down and tanks being destroyed by free syrian forces. they picked their poison. they are into this and will take casualties and we've already seen in russia it starting to bite them a little bit. they are starting to lose national will, we've had reports
of many russian units that do not want to go to ukraine and syria. so i think you're going to see mr. putin having some both international problems with sunni organizations. >> good to have you an and an marie slaughter and chairman rogers. live to the campaign trail where marco rubio is speaking and the surprising bernie sanders, well, how he's preparing for next week's cnn debate. ♪ ♪
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las vegas will be the place to be for republicans already is the place with donald trump rallying supporters there and marco rubio vent underway. >> when they are 16, 17 they decide i'm fixing airplanes in the morning, high school in the morning and trade school in the afternoon and when they graduate -- [ applause ] >> and when they graduate.
>> so you're at the event, what is rubio focussing on tonight. >> reporter: what's been his standard stump speech certainly the american dream slipping away, saying that he's a new generation candidate who can help bring it back and the political class is completely out of touch. he's also contrasting himself with the other candidates in the race just saying that he would be the one who can actually bring the fight to hillary clinton, a lot of jokes tonight about wiping the server clean, light touch that he's been using. and he's been talking a lot about jobs here in nevada, strong ground game here for rubio and for jeb and that's going to be what we're looking for in the state going forward. donald trump had a lot of people at the rally today but a lot of them were tourist coming off the strip, so it will be interesting to see whether he can pull off the organization it takes to win a state like nevada. >> rubio is winning in polls. you've been speaking to
supporter supporters. what's the mood? >> reporter: a lot of people say under no circumstance will they support donald trump. rubio has looked to attract them for quite sometime and they really feel that he is the candidate whose got the energy, momentum right now to really get the fight going. a lot of people here talked about jeb bush as being someone they considered awhile back but haven't seen enough energy from him and moving on to rubio. >> thank you very much. we have breaking news from the democratic side. could be big. paul begala told me time is running out if vice president biden wants to run. paul clearly has a steak in this. ryan is reporting there is a new sign his job might be about to get a lot more interesting, a step that could mean mr. biden is one step closer to actually getting in the race. ryan joins us now by phone with the latest. what have you learned, ryan?
>> caller: so tonight, democrats are saying that this week joe biden's representative met with representatives at the dnc to take a briefing. this briefing included detailed information about the primary schedule and all the sort of nitty gritty stuff that a candidate would need to know if they were jumping into the race. so this is a briefing the dnc offered biden and anyone that wants to run for president and all five declared democratic presidential candidates have taken this briefing and biden was actually scheduled, or representative biden was scheduled to do it in june and it was cancelled for whatever reason and this week his representatives went to the dnc and took this briefing. so my sources are saying this is the -- one of the, you know, if you read whether biden is going to run or not, this would have to be put in this side of the
ledger that says he's more likely to run than not. >> certainly no confirmation that he's actually running but an indication that there is at least his staff wants to get fully informed on every check that has -- every question that has to be checked. >> exactly and look, to be very clear, the information that came out of the briefing could go one way or the other. on the one hand, i'm told that some of the information brought by the dnc suggested to the bidens that the time is running out and time is short and that it's a little bit higher of a hill to climb than perhaps they realize and some people at the dnc interpreted the fact as they took the briefing as an indication what they say is they believe he's more likely to run than they have seen before. so, you know, it's one little
clue that's a little closer to making this decision. >> have you been told by people when the absolute last time that, i mean, when joe biden has until to decide and announce? >> yeah, so there are deadlining coming up late october. so the longer he waits, the less -- you know, if you miss filing deadlines in primary states, that means you're forfeiting the opportunity to win delegates in those states, right? the longer you wait, the more delegates you're sort of just not able to collect. so i think most people are talking about late october as the final, final deadline for him. >> wow. well again, fascinating reporting from ryan lizza tonight. just five days until the cnn democratic debate. for almost any candidate, hitting the books, engaging in mock debates, for donald trump this was new and for bernie
sanders that run many times for many elective offices, it is not. however, nothing compares to this debate which is why his prep is getting so much attention tonight. >> reporter: bernie sanders faces the biggest test of his campaign so far. >> thank you, thank you. boston, thank you. [ cheers ] >> reporter: to funnel the energy that has defined his insurgent candidacy into the next phase of a real contender. >> don't be surprised if we do well with a number of republi n republica republicans. >> i look forward to a vigorous debate. >> reporter: the sanders campaign casting it as a pivotal moment for him as a candidate but he's not preparing in the traditional way. unlike others, he's not had mock debates, no rehearsals and no stand in for anyone playing hillary clinton yet. he is quietly studying up instead requesting briefing
books from his strategists holding calls with policy experts and taking pains to avoid getting personal. >> when you're looking at a candidate who does not go about attacking people personally, what i think debates are about is in fact differentiating the differences of opinions that we have. >> and his laundry list ready. flash points over tpp, the keystone pipeline and wall street. >> if he's attacked, i can tell you he's not someone that will stand there and take attacks, you know. he will defend himself. >> that debate style. >> in terms of expertise on health care. >> reporter: has been tested in dozens of debates over the years where his rivals on stage with him say he's comfortable, stays on message and gets aggressive. >> because it's people like you -- >> reporter: but those debates just a warmup for this, he's first on the national stage. >> says the economy is booming and doing well.
it's wrong. >> no mock debates for sanders. is the campaign saying why not? >> it's interesting, the st strategy is let bernie be bernie. it worked for him in the past and when i talked to a campaign strategy's they said they did not push back on this because there was a concern that he could look too practiced, too rehearsed and would turn many of the voters off up there on the debate stage if he came out looking like blow dried politician, so to speak, so they want to avoid that and really try to embrace the authenticity a lot of voters are drawn to him for. >> thanks very much. coming up, why one of the american military men that stopped a terror attack in france is in the hospital in california tonight after another violent confrontation. just like eddie, the first step to reaching your retirement goals is to visualize them.
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altercation inside a sacramento bar went outside. this liquor store surveillance video captured the fight. u.s. air force airman spencer stone the tall man wearing a white shirt throwing punches as men appear to surround him. watch closely. this is the moment where stone is apparently stabbed. what looks like blood on his shirt as everyone flees the scene. >> the assault does not appear to be a random act. it's believed to be related to a nightclub incident. >> reporter: it was just this august when stone was hailed as a hero, along with oregon national guardsman alex and anthony sadler for taking down a would be terrorist aboard a passenger train in france. stone was praised for his aggressive role in disarming the man carrying fire articarms and cutter. >> i put him in a choke hold. it seems like he kept pelling more weapons left and right and a weapon and took out a box cutter and started jabbing at me with that. >> reporter: he was treated for
injuries and returned to the u.s. greeted with a hero's welcome and met with the president at the white house and appeared on nightly talk shows, was honored with a parade in sacramento where he's stationed at travis air force base but what led to the altercation captured on this surveillance camera? the entire incident is under investigation but they already know this. the suspects likely had no idea who they were fighting but likely know now. >> this incident is a very unfortunate altercation between two groups of folks who were enjoying the night life in midtown sacramento. this incident is not related to terrorism in any way. we know it's not related to what occur in france. >> reporter: spencer stone only recently recovered from his injuries after his heroism in france. he's now again in the hospital in serious condition. >> what are neighbors and business owners saying about
this fight? >> reporter: well, this is a stretch of area filled with bars and night life, seeing a fight here isn't that unusual. they always see brawls, fueled by liquor, fueled by alcohol, fueled by youth, frankly, but what this neighborhood says i is different is who is involved. when the liquor store saw the surveillance video, the owner didn't bat an eyelash but when he found out who, that's the point of discussion. >> wish him well. the u.s. coast guard called off the search for the crew of a cargo ship that sunk but a navy salvage unit is joining the search for wreckage according to a source close to the investigation. the company that operated the ship says that it met with all inspection standards but former crew members say the 40-year-old ship had problems with drainage and leaking. even one of the missing crew members posted this picture on facebook on september 19th showing standing water inside
the cook's quarters. martin sal mart martin joins me now. >> the ntsb spent along time talking with the captain of the sister ship of the el faro. they are said to be almost identical. the captain served on the el faro and can paint a good picture. he also could probably paint a very good picture of tote marine, the parent company because there are allegations the company pressured the captain to sail despite the hurricane and the company may have saved financial corners with maintenance of the ves ls -- vessels and the coast guard backs them up they were to u.s. standards. >> you spoke to a former crew member of the el faro, right? >> yeah, this was christopher cash and he was last on the v vessel in january. he said the ship was showing its
age. here is what he told me. >> this ship is old. if you look at the inside of the deck on the second level, it's rusted to death. it's rust everywhere. only thing we do is mask the problem. we paint over rust. chipped rust but it's so much rest. it's hard to conceal what it really is. it's a rust bucket. >> now, the u.s. coast guard also points out that a lot of these ships that make the rundown to the islands, they are not necessarily thoroughbreds. they are workhorses. they do show their age, but they pass the inspections. >> what's next on here? the navy planned to try and find the black box. >> well, this was another kind of thing that surprised people that came out of the ntsb's mouth. that is there is this black box that needs to be found with the pinger and the pinger says to have a battery of 30 days. ntsb says the navy will be a couple weeks before they are
ready to start searching on the ocean floor. when it was pointed out the battery time was ticking down, the ntsb says the navy doesn't need pingers to locate a vessel of that size on the bottom of an ocean. we'll see. >> martin, thank you very much. up next a preview who may soon join this company and receive the noble peace prize tomorrow and gambling that tried gambling on the outcome. the holidays bring many challenges to the feet. by day, they must stay warm. but by night, beautiful, smoother and ready
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state.com joshua keating joins us now. josh, where does it stand right now? are there odds on any particular favorite? >> the markets like merkel and pope francis. part of that might be because of name recognition they are better known than the other favorites on the list. the thing to remember is the noble peace prize is a particularly hard one to predict unlike science prizes we saw awarded earlier in the week, it's not always clear the criteria. sometimes they are awarding a diplomat that's concluded a peace deal and sometimes an activists in authoritative country. they have thrown some curve balls in the past. >> pope francis obvious reasons, angela merkel because she said germany would accept as many as 800,000 ref fugees from syria i they made it. a lot of times they try to make
a statement with who they choose, don't they? >> interestingly while i'm sure if she does get the award, her role on the refugee crisis will be highlighted. the reason she was initially nominated by members of the german parliament is so there's actually two reasons that people are looking at merkel as a possible pick this year. you know, she's obviously someone who is unpopular, even despiesed in many parts of europe because of austerity she's published, particularly in greece. >> the peace prize has been awarded to people not necessarily thought of as peace makers. >> of course. this is an award that henry kissinger won and mahatma gauhai didn't. >> people sometimes zig when they think they're going to zag.
>> barack obama's award was a perfect example of that. he was awarded the first year of his presidency. the nomination came in and he had only been in office a few days. in fact, some members of the committee have said they now sort of regret it. interestingly, if you remember, he devoted much of his speech accepting the award to kind of a defense of the legitimate use of force. so that was one that was kind of surprising, and it will be interesting to see if they go for a similarly controversial figure this year. >> are you willing to make any predictions right now? >> i think there are a few people who are on the list frequently and often get overlooked. one of them is dennis mcquage. >> he's done extraordinary work on women who have been victims of sexual violence. >> right, and he won the sokorov prize which is the eu's top prize, and he somehow is
included on these short lists every year. particularly this year when isis has been so prominent and their uses of rape as a weapon of war, this might be an issue that the committee wants to shine a light on and he would be a logical person to reward in that case. >> his work is incredible and would be a huge boon to not just his work on the. josh, there was talk about this. >> this has come up in the last few years. the betting sites are giving odds on him, and he did win a swedish award called the right looifrl ho livelihood prize. it's sometimes called the alternative nobels. i would be surprised because of how controversial he is in the united states, but he does have a lot of supporters particularly in europe. but yeah, that would abe
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each year cnn heroes tell extraordinary stories working every day to find solutions to problems around the globe. we received thousands of nominations and today we revealed our top ten cnn heroes of 2015. each are contenders for a $10,000 top prize. he's fighting the water crisis in his homeland. his non-profit created a rain water harvesting system that now provides water to six villages. more than 10,000 people in india's driest region. >> anybody home? >> from pittsburgh, pennsylvania, dr. jim widthers. for more than 20 years, he's taken medicine to the streets giving free quality health care to the city's homeless. monique pool. in 2005, she turned her home into a sanctuary for sloths in the south american country.
she's since rescued, rehabilitated and released hundreds of these animals back to the wild. richard joiner has led his role of community to better health by helping young people grow and distribute 15,000 pound of fresh food each year. maggie dolan. after graduating from high school, she traveled the world and a visit to nepal changed her life. today she helped provide a home for about 50 children in nepal and a school for hundreds more. from charlottesville, virginia, shawn grogan. after serving in iraq and afghanistan, he found healing when he hiked the appalachian trail. now he coaches other veterans as they walk off to war. kim carter cycled in and out of incarceration and homelessness. then she decided it was time for a change. today she's helping hundreds of women in similar circumstances reclaim their lives.
rochelle ripley determined to keep a promise she made to her grandmother. she's enlisted $9 million of aid to the lakota people in south dakota. this woman lost her mother to a single mother of four to cancer. she helps thousands of women who are battling the disease. daniel i vankovich. his non-profit has provided care to 200,000 insured and uninsured patients in chicago's troubled neighborhoods. they are all remarkable people. all ten heroes get a cash prize and will be honored in our tribute which airs december 6. whoever is chosen as hero of the year, they receive an additional $100,000 to continue their work and you get to decide who it's going to be.
it's up to you. you can vote once a day every day until november 15 at midnight. you can also share your vote on facebook and twitter. that does it for us. we'll see you again 11:00 p.m. eastern. "cnn tonight with abdomindon le starts now. the house majority leader suddenly drops his bid to become speaker. crying in the cloak room. what is this, an episode of "house of cards"? >> i couldn't possibly comment. a rebellion raging on capitol hill tonight. then there's what's happening on the campaign trail. dr. ben carson getting a lot of people worked up with his comments like these. "is president obama a real black president?" >>. >> well, he's the president and he's black. >> i would not suggest we p