John Bresnahan (on the phone), Politico, Senior Congressional Reporter
Topic: Reporter will talk about a 500 page report by a special investigator released Thursday which says federal prosecutors knowingly withheld evidence from the late Sen. Ted Stevens’ defense team. Stevens was the Senate’s longest serving Republican when he was found guilty of omitting gifts on financial disclosure forms in 2008.
David Ignatius, Washington Post, Foreign Affairs Columnist
Topic: Aside from recent news from Afghanistan, guest will also discuss the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria and questions from Iran’s government about the tenure of its current president.
Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute, President & CEO
Topic: Guest will discuss the increasing cost of gas, U.S. alternative energy efforts, the Keystone XL pipeline, oil company subsidies and the Obama administration’s energy polices, among other topics.
Hubert Hamer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Board Chair and Jerry Hagstrom,The Hagstrom Report, Founder & Executive Editor
Topic: Guests will discuss how farming and agriculture have changed over the last few decades; the number and composition of farms; the “family farm;’ agribusiness; farm imports and exports; and other issues.