On the Phone: Ben Weyl, Congressional Quarterly Staff Writer
Topic: debt ceiling/the “hoagie” summit, what are positions of both sides, etc.
Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisconsin, 7th District (Wausau, Superior)
Topic: Tea Party Freshman comes to Washington to make a difference and make changes – is met with partisanship, debt, unbalanced budgets and overall fiscal policy pileup. How will these problems get solved?
Rep. Nick Rahall, D-West Virginia, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee – Ranking Member
Topic: An update on the transportation legislation before the House, following last Tuesday’s meeting of the House & Senate Conferees on the surface transportation bill. Our guest - a conferee & ranking member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee - joins us to discuss the latest in the debate and whether he sees a deal before the latest short-term extension expires at the end of September.