POLITICS
08/15/2011 10:17 pm ET Updated Oct 15, 2011

Rick Perry Runs From Record And Obama Mounts Counteroffensive: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

Rick Perry is in it to win it in 2012, and just as the Texas governor gets going with his campaign, he already seems to be running from his record. On the Democratic side, Team Obama is mounting a counteroffensive to combat Republican attacks on the heels of the Ames Straw Poll.

All of that and more in your day in politics.