In a major about-face on the attack in Libya, a senior state department official has confirmed there were no protests outside the U.S. consulate the night of September 11th leading up to the attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Officials say there was no unrest outside the compound walls prior to the attack which is a contradiction to the initial version of events we heard from U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice.
The new details come on the eve of a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill, which is looking into the so-called "security failures" that preceded the attack in Benghazi.
But will politics get in the way of the investigation? Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) in the ranking member of the house committee on Oversight and Government reform and he is OutFront tonight.
CNN's Erin Burnett de-constructs the Obama campaign's accusation that Romney's tax plan will cost $5 trillion.
OutFront tonight: Ben LaBolt, Obama's campaign press secretary.