The Stimulus, the Bailout and Judd Gregg

Is it too soon to call the Obama Administration a failure? Another look at the economy and the banks, along with a great big dose of skepticism that bipartisanship can prevail. Is this stimulus package big enough to make the kind of difference to the economy that the country needs now? Plus, why did Judd Gregg pull out as Obama's nominee for Commerce? Really – the census was to blame….

Banner image: (L-R) House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Democratic Caucus Chair John Larson (D-CT), Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) during a news conference after the House passed the stimulus bill along a strict party vote 246 to 183. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images