7am Newspapers & Phones
7:05am Ryan Avent, The Economist, Economics Correspondent
Topic: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony before the Joint Economic Committee yesterday.
7:45am Michael Hirsh, National Journal, Chief Correspondent
Topic: Congressional calls are mounting for an investigation into recent leaks of classified information to the media about U.S. cyber warfare against Iran, procedures for targeting militants with drones, and the existence of a double-agent who penetrated a militant group in Yemen.
8:20am Steve Bell, Bipartisan Policy Center, Economic Policy Project Senior Director
Topic: A new study put out by the Bipartisan Policy Center which finds that the sequester cuts set for January 2nd will cost the U.S. 1 million jobs and cause the GDP to decline .5%.