Tuesday night in New Hampshire, candidates for the Republican nomination for president sat around a table and traded visions of how to fix the ailing economy at a debate sponsored by Bloomberg. While the Republican presidential hopefuls were pillorying President Obama's response to the recession, their compatriots in the Senate were busy defeating the president's $447 billion jobs bill. Two Democrats also joined the majority. So where is the jobs bill going next? And what alternatives, if any, are the Republicans offering?
Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, and Ron Christie, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics, analyze last night's debate.