The (Elusive) Middle Class Agenda

With Iowa in the rear view mirror and New Hampshire and South Carolina up next, the GOP primary field has pretty much narrowed to Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul. Robust employment numbers out this week — including growth in manufacturing jobs — offer a glimpse of sunshine for middle income Americans.  The candidates all tout their Middle Class Agendas, but whose agenda really gets to what ails wage earners at a time of massive technological change and globalization?  Or does it just boil down to managing middle-class expectations? (This week, we're joined by special guests Matthew Continetti and Chrystia Freeland.)

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