John Avlon, The Daily Beast, Senior Political Columnist, discusses the role of independent voters in Campaign 2012: what issues are important to them, how they view the two political parties and their view of Washington in general, and whether an independent political movement is viable in this country.
Jason Delisle, Federal Education Budget Project, Director, education funding and the impact Pres. Obama’s new jobs program – which includes $60B for education – will have. Also, a look at funding for education programs.
Charles Nelson, U.S. Census Bureau, Social, Economic & Housing Division, & Rachel Garfield, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid & the Uninsured, Associate Director, discuss the trends in and demographics among those Americans who lack health insurance and the latest report released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau on health insurance in the U.S.