At the top of our agenda this week, 233,000 new, private-sector jobs created in February. The unemployment rate was steady at 8.3 percent. Consumer credit card debt is rising – good for the economy, but bad for you. Fox News contradicted by Fox News over the President and gas prices.
Our newsmaker guest: Congressman James Clyburn on the jobs and highway bills now moving through Congress. In the “Washington Watch” roundtable: Sonya Ross, Race and Ethnicity Editor for the Associated Press; Sirius XM Radio’s “Black Eagle,” Joe Madison; also with Sirius XM Radio, political scientist Wilmer Leon; and political commentator and host of “The Right Side,” Armstrong Williams.
The social, economic and emotional state of Black women in America. Plus, Ruben Santiago-Hudson celebrates the 75th anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. Plus a spoken-word performance for the President of the United States and comedian Huggy Lowdown on the GOP presidential candidates.
All that and more in this week’s edition of “Washington.
Download the Washington Watch with Roland Martin transcript WW – 03.11.2012 Show.