Marion Blakey, Aerospace Industries Association, President & CEO
Topic: Guest will discuss how defense contractors are planning to operate under planned budget cuts set to take place on Jan. 2, 2013. If cuts imposed under the Budget Control Act of 2011 go into effect, defense spending will be cut approximately $500B over 10 years (not including $450B in previously planned cuts.)
Julie Sobel, Hotline, On Call Editor
Topic: Preview Nevada debate and discuss latest in race.
Stephen Farnsworth, Mary Washington Univ., Professor of Political Science @drsfarnsworth
Topic: Guest, who will be joining us aboard the C-SPAN bus during its tour of Virginia, will discuss the Commonwealth’s role as a battleground state.
Anthony Sanders, George Mason University, Professor of Real Estate Finance
Topic: Tuesday’s Standard & Poor’s /Case-Shiller 20-city index found that U.S. home prices climbed 5.9% through July – the strongest year-to-date gains since 2005.