The quality of jobs for non-college graduates is as low as ever, and young people feel they must go to college just to stay even. Then they pile up debt for a diploma that guarantees them little in the search for that first job. Author Tamara Draut examines the economics of being a 20- or 30-something in 2012.
John Halpin, a political analyst with the Center for American Progress, reports that the 2012 presidential election will come down to 12 states or fewer and that President Obama can win the race, even if by only a narrow margin.
Bill Press talks Wisconsin recall election with John Nichols, a correspondent for The Nation, and with the National Journal’s Major Garrett.