5:40 Michele Bachmann run the Ames Straw Poll and Rick Perry announced his candidacy for President

5:41 Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the Presidential race after a third place showing in Ames.

6:13 Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann each present an opportunity for Republicans to unite around a candidate.

6:40 The crackdown on flash mobs began in full over the weekend.

6:45 Dozens were arrested Friday night as curfew enforcement began.

7:11 On this week’s Monday Morning Matchup, Chris talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein about Bachmann’s win in the Ames Straw Poll and Perry entering the race.

7:45 In response to riots in London, Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested blocking social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

8:10 Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the weekend series with the Nationals and previews the series with the Diamondbacks.

8:44 Former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors, Christina Romer, says President Obama needs to act more boldly

8:48 President Obama may be going through an a very emotional time right now.