Inside Washington Aug. 12, 2012

This week on Inside Washington: Name-calling and nasty ads: the 2012 Presidential campaign. A pro-Obama ad implies that Mitt Romney caused a woman’s death.

A Romney ad claims the President is gutting welfare reform. Both sides display a sudden burst of affection for Bill Clinton.

The Republican Chairman says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is a “dirty liar” for saying Mitt Romney paid no income taxes for 10 years. Why doesn’t Romney end the aggravation and release more returns?

As Syria is pounded into rubble, even some of the President’s friends call for intervention. The mission to Mars: a big gold star for NASA and the space program.