Perry is in the race, Pawlenty is out and Bachmann won the straw poll. The GOP candidates continue to blame Obama for the sluggish economic recovery. Also, President Obama plans to announce a jobs program. John Dickerson guest hosts with: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics.com, David Wessel, Wall Street Journal.
On the Webcast Extra: The panel looks at Bill Clinton’s role in the 2012 election. Also, analysis of the GOP field and whether Mitt Romney or Rick Perry has the best kind of job creating experience. Plus, a report on the struggles ahead for the deficit super committee in a toxic Washington D.C.