Leftovers - December 8, 2011

December 08, 2011 6:13 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

Gov. Rick Perry is the latest candidate to decline an invitation to participate in Donald Trump's debate.

Rick Santorum will make a "major campaign announcement" tomorrow.

Rep. Darrell Issa compares Attorney General Eric Holder to Nixon's infamous AG John Mitchell...

...while Sen. Chuck Grassley calls for Holder's assistant AG to resign.

Rep. Eric Cantor stops Rep. Spencer Bachus from advancing an insider trading bill.

Florida's attorney general gets the Daily Show back for yesterday's joke on the governor.

President Obama responds to critics who say he's an appeaser: "Ask Osama bin Laden."