GOP presidential field starting to take shape? Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is reportedly set to announce a run for president in 2012. Will his announcement spur other Republicans presidential hopefuls to make their plans official? And which candidate is most likely to fire up the base?9:06 a.m.
John H. Richardson: Journalist and author. His feature on Newt Gingrich appeared in the September issue of Esquire Magazine.
Matt Lewis: Writes about politics for the Daily Caller. He previously wrote for Politics Daily.
Rodney Crowell in the Maud Moon Weyerhauser Studio What do you get when you grow up poor, as an only child of a drunk father and a holy-rolling mother? How about an acclaimed musician, songwriter and now author of the book "Chinaberry Sidewalks." Hear Rodney share his story, through words and songs.10:06 a.m.