Tuesday, March 15
National Political Round-Up
Though it’s still a more than a year and a half away, slowly but surely momentum is building for the 2012 election. At this stage in the game, what are the challenges facing President Obama? And who’s leading the pack of potential GOP contenders? E.J. Dionne and Dana Milbank – two of the beltways most informed and most notable political watchers – bring us up to speed. E.J. Dionne, is a columnist for The Washington Post, a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and the author of the book Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith & Politics After the Religious Right (2008). Dana Milbank, also a Washington Post columnist, is the author of Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Tea Bagging of America (2010).