Jonathan Allen, Politico, Congressional Reporter
Guest will discuss way forward on payroll tax cut debate.
Rep. Dan Webster (R-FL)
Topic: Rep. Dan Webster, freshmen GOP lawmaker from Florida who has opposed the Senate's two-month extension of the payroll tax holiday, will discuss today's House vote.
Rep. Sander Leving (D-MI), Ways & Means Cmte Ranking Member
Topic: He will comment on the latest developments in the on-going stalemate over extending the payroll tax cut.
Peter Wehner, Ethics & Public Policy Center, Senior Fellow
Topic: Guest will discuss the political, cultural, and religious aspects of the 2012 campaign, including the GOP presidential primary and recent congressional developments.
Rose Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification & Compliance
Topic: Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the Senate’s passing of the New START Treaty. Our guest will discuss her role in negotiating the Treaty, as well as the U.S.’s relationship with nuclear countries like Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Lynda Laughlin, U.S. Census Bureau, Fertility & Family Statistics Branch - Family Demographer and Kevin Miller, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Senior Research Associate
Topic: Guests will discuss child care in the United States, including the number of children involved; non-parental child care arrangements; differences in child care between working and non-working women; the role of fathers and grandparents; the cost of child care; access to and quality of child care; and child care among families in poverty.