7:15am Josh Gerstein, Politico White House Reporter
Topic: CIA Director General David Petraeus resigned yesterday citing an extramarital affair. Guest will explain what happened, what’s in store for CIA Acting Director Michael Morell and who might be picked to lead the Agency long-term.
7:45am Amy Kremer, Tea Party Express Chairman
Topic: Guest will discuss the impact of the Tea Party on the 2012 election, the role of the Tea Party moving forward and the future of the Republican Party.
8:30am Ira Shapiro, Author, “The Last Great Senate”
Topic: Guest will discuss the impact of Tuesday’s election on the Senate and prospects for compromise on a host of important pending issues, especially the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Guest– a long time former Senate staffer – is an outspoken critic of Senate leaders, Senate rules, and what he calls the Senate's “descent into paralysis and polarization”
9:15am Robert Capecchi, Marijuana Policy Project Legislative Analyst and Ernest Istook, Heritage Foundation Distinguished Fellow and Former U.S. Representative, R-Oklahoma (1993-2007)
Topic: Guests will explain the ballot initiatives legalizing marijuana use that passed this week in Colorado and Washington and failed in Oregon. They’ll debate the merits of legalizing marijuana, discuss how the federal government will deal with the new conflicting state laws, and explain how some states regulate marijuana for medical use.