With a combination of contrasting economic data, is the US economy really on the mend? Also, does the recent bipartisan push by Congress indicate a new era for immigration reform? Plus, Chuck Hagel’s chances of becoming the next Secretary of Defense. Joining Gwen: David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post, Fawn Johnson, National Journal; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times.
The panelists examine Hillary Clinton’s legacy at the State Department. What were her accomplishments and failures? Also, did Gabrielle Giffords testimony at the gun hearing have a legislative impact? Plus, what can we expect from the Massachusetts special election for John Kerry’s Senate seat? Will Scott Brown be running for the state’s governorship?