Lee Drutman, Sunlight Foundation Senior Fellow
Topic: Guest will talk about the industries and groups lobbying during the so-called “fiscal cliff” in hopes that their interests will be spared in budget cut talks and tax negotiations. He’ll run through the money spent lobbying in the 112th Congress and explain how lobbyists could complicate any deal-making.
John McKinnon, Wall Street Journal Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss some of the tax loopholes and deductions potentially on the chopping block in the so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations, as well as how these deductions would impact Americans of varying incomes across the country.
Curtis Dubay, Heritage Foundation Senior Tax Policy Analyst and Chuck Marr, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Federal Tax Policy Director
Topic: Guests will discuss the tax loopholes and deductions potentially on the chopping block in the so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations and discuss the pros and cons of eliminating specific deductions.