Inside Washington Oct. 2, 2011

This week on Inside Washington: Will fierce economic and political headwinds make Barack Obama a one-term president?

With many Republicans begging N.J. Governor Chris Christie to take the plunge, is Mitt Romney beginning to feel like Rodney (“I don’t get no respect.”) Dangerfield?

Why do so few African-Americans vote Republican? Herman Cain says they are “brainwashed.”

As Alabama enacts the toughest anti-immigration law in the nation, the political debate heats up.

And the Boston Red Sox make history again. With an epic September fold.