On Wednesday night, Republican candidates battled over issues such as foreign policy, abortion, and security during the third Republican presidential debate. Despite the narrowing field, not much has changed in terms of polling as former President Donald Trump maintains his commanding lead. With less than a year until the 2024 presidential election, is it too late for candidates to stand out? National Political Reporter at The Hill Julia Manchester shares her takeaways from the debate and discusses what Tuesday’s off-year elections mean for the upcoming year.

There’s a new name above the speaker’s suite at the Capitol, but House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is facing the same issues that troubled his predecessor, Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). This week, House Republicans pulled two appropriations bills from the floor due to a lack of support to pass. FOX News Senior Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram discusses Speaker Johnson’s “laddered” continuing resolution and the challenges he faces to unite his divided party amid a looming government shutdown.