By David Gregory, Moderator, Meet the Press
I heard from someone recently that the economy is about housing and jobs: your house and your job.
With that in mind, two interesting stories tonight. Fed Chief Bernanke announced today that the U.S. economy is poised for growth. That's a stronger case than he's made recently that the recession was merely ending.
We will report on some surprising good news, that home sales jumped last month, fueled by bargain hunters perhaps persuaded that a bottom is in sight. But what about home foreclosures and the administration's mortgage modification program which has yet to make a real impact? Also tonight, what the vote in Afghanistan means for the U.S. mission there. The Economist magazine has a pretty ominous cover story this week. And, what health care reform would mean to illegal immigrants.
I'm in for Brian tonight on Nightly News, and I hope you will join me Sunday on Meet the Press.