William Kristol, Weekly Standard Founder & Editor
Topic: The latest developments in the presidential race and the political climate in the nation today. Our conversation will include the Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep. Paul Ryan to be his vice-presidential running mate.
Andrea Louise Campbell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor of Political Science
Topic: Guest will discuss her soon to be published piece in Foreign Affairs magazine which argues America is under taxed when compared to other industrialized countries and explains why.
Sophia Nelson, NBC’s The Grio, Feature Columnist, and USA Today and Essence Magazine Contributor
Topic: Washington Journal’s Online Media series will feature a variety of reporters and writers from different online publications, both conservative and liberal in leaning. Guests will discuss the organization they represent, how stories are selected, how they view their role in online news, and news of the day. Sophia Nelson will discuss her work at the Grio, a site that is part of NBC News that focuses on stories and perspectives that the affect African-American community.