Newt Gingrich has criticized Mitt Romney for his time at the buyout firm Bain Capital. But he may have a hard time casting himself as an advocate of economic justice.
Need to Know traveled to New Hampshire, which boasts better economic numbers than most places in the U.S. But there’s also a more troubling story: how the downturn has wounded the middle class in a way that feels more permanent than temporary.
Elliot Ackerman talks about “Americans Elect,” an independent movement to allow ordinary Americans to nominate a candidate outside the two-party system.
Kurt Andersen, author and host of public radio’s “Studio 360,” says lawmakers should get to know each other by spending a minimum number of days together in Washington, D.C.