Lately the GOP hopefuls have been treated more like the cast of a reality TV show than as their party’s potential presidential nominees. Will tonight’s Republican primary debate in New Hampshire reveal a familiar “slugfest,” or a viable political prognosis? Watch The Nation’s George Zornick and the Washington Times’s Charles Hurt on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal break down GOP strategy, the beginnings of the electoral horse race, and the eternal question: will Sarah Palin run for president?

Anna Lekas Miller