Todd Gillman, Dallas Morning News, Washington Bureau Chief
Topic: The Texas law which requires voters to produce a government-issued photo ID has made its way to U.S. District Court in Washington, DC. Texas is one of several states requiring voters to have a government issued ID in order to vote.
Steven Shepard, National Journal's Hotline, Polling Editor (@HotlineSteve)
Topic: Guest will discuss National Journal’s latest Congressional Connection Poll -- that tracks the public’s priorities for Congress and Washington - and its opinions on the policies that Congress is debating.
Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), Energy & Commerce Committee Member (@RepTimMurphy)
Topic: Guest will discuss his support for tomorrow’s scheduled vote to repeal the federal health care law and react to the President’s announcement yesterday that he’ll push Congress to extend middle class tax breaks for one year while letting them expire for people who make more than $250,000.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Budget Committee Member (@repblumenauer)
Topic: After a big SCOTUS win for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and health care reform legislation – The GOP is looking to repeal and re-write the bill. House Republicans will call for a vote to repeal this Wednesday. The Senate Republicans will call for a vote – knowing it will not pass a Dem controlled Senate - to use health care reform as a campaign issue. What is the fate of the recent health care reform bill in Congress and how will it be used in the 2012 elections?
Louise Radnofsky, Wall Street Journal, Health Policy Reporter
Topic: Almost a month after the Supreme Court upheld most of the Affordable Care Act, fights against the law continue both in the private sector & in Congress. Guest will discuss how lobbyists are working on behalf of hospitals, employers, and others to regain some power following the decision & what lies ahead for the health care law.