A Tale of Two Economies, Obama's Charm Offensive

A glass-half-full jobs report, but do the jobs match the jobs that were lost? Should we mourn a permanent decline in the middle class? Accept it and train for it? Should we cheer the recent economic growth, or fear another crash? President Obama is on a charm offensive on Capitol Hill. Will all this dining out help his relationships, or is it too little too late? Senator Rand Paul filibusters against new CIA director John Brennan over the program of aerial strikes from drones. Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg calls for women to lean in at work.

Joining Matt and Bob this week are Matthew Continetti, editor-in-chief of the Washington Free Beacon, and Melody Barnes, former director of President Obama's Domestic Policy Council.

Banner image: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is seen on a television screen at the US Capitol as he filibusters on the Senate floor in opposition to the nomination of John Brennan to lead the CIA, March 6, 2013. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters