Marilyn Geewax, NPR, Senior Business Editor & Jim Tankersley, National Journal, Economics Correspondent
Topic: Guests will discuss the latest economic conditions and predictors of where U.S. financial markets will go from here in light of the Fed’s announcement that it will extend “Operation Twist” by $267 billion through the end of the year, as well as how economics is playing in the presidential election.
Charles Tiefer, University of Baltimore Law School, Professor
Topic: With the Obama Administration’s assertion of executive privilege on Wednesday in regards to Attorney General Holder & the Fast & Furious case, a look at the use of executive privilege, the presidents who have used it, and how it came to be.
Roberto Ramirez, U.S. Census Bureau, Ethnicity & Ancestry Statistics & Mark Lopez, Pew Hispanic Center, Associate Director
Topic: Guests will examine the amount of Hispanics in the United States compared to total U.S. population, where they are living and how they fare in terms of levels of education, employment and income.