Peter Edelman, Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality & Public Policy (@peterbedelman)
Topic: Guest, who worked for the Clinton Administration, will react to the current debate over President Obama’s move to give states more flexibility dealing with federal welfare rules. Candidate Mitt Romney has attacked the Obama Administration decision, claiming it rolls back the work requirements, but the White House says it does not.
Judd Gregg, Fix the Debt Campaign, Co-Chair & Fmr. Senator (R-NH)
Topic: Guest is co-chair of the Fix the Debt campaign, a “non-partisan movement to put America on a better fiscal and economic path.” Guest will discuss the goals and aims of the group, as well as offer his thoughts on the 2012 presidential race, and potential vice presidential picks for Governor Romney, among other topics.
Richard Fry, Pew Research Center, Senior Economist (@pewresearch) & Michael Wallace, National League of Cities, Program Director for Community & Economic Development (@mikewallaceii)
Topic: Upper- and lower-income Americans are more likely now than 30 years ago to live in economically segregated neighborhoods, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of census tract and household income data. Residential segregation by income has risen in 27 of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas since 1980. We will discuss the latest figures and the policy implications for American cities and metropolitan areas.
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