The countdown is on for Republicans trying to make the varsity debate

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is on the bubble. Will he make it? In one week, on August 4, we will know the story: which Republicans will be in the first debate and which will be out, stuck in the JV debate earlier in the day. On August 4, the polls will be averaged to determine the top 10 candidates (possibly more in the case of ties) who will be included in the real debate. NBC's First Read looked at the state of the polling, and ... drum roll ... this is the state of play as candidates...

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