We’re tackling four big questions today:
Is the Santorum surge for real? msnbc Political Analysts Howard Fineman and Steve Schmidt will weigh in, and recap the latest poll numbers.
Who would Obama prefer to run against: Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum? We’re asking msnbc Political Analysts and authors of Game Change, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.
Did President Obama set a contraception trap for the right? Andrew Sullivan wrote this week’s Newsweek cover story. He and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne will discuss.
Plus: Did Republicans cave on allowing an extension of the payroll tax cut today? That’s a question for Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC).