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Early Nightly is up

It's a jump ball for tonight's lead story, as Brian explains in today's vlog.

Will the jury reach a verdict in the Lewis 'Scooter' Libby trial? Or will the earlier-than-ever Decision 2008 rise to our top story? Brian mentions the war of words between Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. If you missed Brian's appearance on Thursday's "Hardball with Chris Matthews," you can click here to watch.

As for the vlog, click here or on the image to watch.