Thirteen years ago, the United States suffered the worst attack ever on American soil. Now, on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the world is watching a potential new terror threat in Syria and Iraq.

In Thursday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how American leadership is reflecting and considering what to do next.

GOV. RACE UPDATE

Here in Texas, a new poll done for the Wendy Davis campaign shows her trailing by single digits, even while the Greg Abbott team cries foul over her campaign ethics. Political strategists Harold Cook and Ted Delisi joined us to weigh in on the latest on the governor’s race.

USER AGREEMENT

By now, the use of social media by politicians is as common as campaign signs, but what about using it to make policy? We spoke with Glasshouse Policy co-founder Francisco Enriquez about why he believes a crowdsourced policy think tank can work.