Newspaper Articles & Phones
Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post, Political Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss the change over time of President Obama’s stance on gay marriage, the timing of his announcement of support for it this week, and dissect the political implications, behind the scenes strategy and electoral math of his position.
Robert Liscouski, Former Asst. Sec’y for Infrastructure, Protection, Dept. of Homeland Security
Topic: The Federal investigation probe into who leaked information about an al-Qaeda plot that surfaced last week in which an explosive device was to have been detonated on a U.S.-bound airline flight. Our conversation will also include FBI Director Robert Mueller’s request to Congress last week that it reauthorize counter-terrorism tools enacted in 2008 that expire at year-end. These include the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the 1978 law that allows warrantless surveillance of foreign suspects, including those who communicate with U.S. residents.
Andrew Conneen and Daniel Larsen, Adlai E. Stevenson High School Teachers, Lincolnshire, Illinois
Topic: Advanced Placement Government Exam Preparation - a segment specifically for high school students who are preparing to take the AP Government Exam on Tuesday. We'll be taking calls from high school students only for this segment.