Almost 16 million Americans are unemployed, more than the populations of 46 of the 50 states. Should a second stimulus put checks in the mail? What about tax credits for employers who create new jobs? Will developing markets overseas lead to more or less employment in the US? Also, President Obama agonizes over Afghanistan, and the Obama White House recruits Republicans to support the "public option."
Banner image: Pamphlets sit on a table during a job fair in Arcadia, California. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images