Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, 5th District (Storm Lake, Sioux City, Council Bluffs), Republican Study Committee Member
Topic: The conservative movement’s agenda and this year’s November elections. Topics include Mitt Romney’s speech in Iowa on the deficit and the debt on Tuesday; upcoming action on taxes, the deficit and the debt ceiling; social issues, including the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act; energy policy; jobs and the economy; and the role of the Tea Party in this year’s political campaigns.
Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, Appropriations & Budget Committees – Member
Topic: Yesterday, Congressional leaders met with Pres. Obama at the White House to discuss the President’s “to-do” list for Congress and the economic issues facing the country. Guest, a member of both the Appropriations & Budget committees will discuss the impending budget cuts under sequestration as well as the ongoing budget battle between Democrats & Republicans.
Gautham Nagesh, CQ Roll Call Technology Executive Briefing - Editor
Topic: In light of the pending IPO of Facebook, we'll look at the company's lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill. We'll examine the amount of money spent, specific issues of interest and the political connections of the company's leadership.
On the Phone: Russ Choma, Center for Responsive Politics Money in Politics Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss how Facebook spends its lobbying dollars in Washington DC.