Melissa Block speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times. They discuss the jobs numbers, Obama's recess appointments and presidential campaign developments.
Rick Santorum's surprisingly strong showing in the Iowa caucuses was less of a surprise in his home state of Pennsylvania. There he's known as a master-campaigner who's at his best when he's an underdog. But his conservative social views have hurt him with voters in the past.
In 2008, Richard Bennett had been out of the Marines for nearly three years, after being injured in Iraq. That's when he caught the attention of Craig Williams, who was looking for a partner to help expand his successful business.
The Bowl Championship Series climaxes Tuesday, with a game in New Orleans between Louisiana State and Alabama. But should the winner really be called the national champion? Just think how other sports would look if they were run by the BCS.
As society makes astonishing technological advances, some think our future looks brighter than ever. But author Drew Magary isn't getting his hopes up. He has three books that set the bar pretty low for what the next generations will experience.
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