Alexander Bolton, The Hill, Staff Writer
Topic: Congress leaves at the end of the week for its August recess. Guest joins us with an update on what’s left on Congress’ to do list.
Kenneth Goldstein, Kantar Media, Campaign Media Analysis Group President (@KantarMedia_NA)
Topic: The guest will discuss and compare the Obama and Romney campaigns and focus of the aspects of negative campaigning. Recent figures show that President Obama is outspending Governor Romney when it comes to negative campaign ads. Does negative campaigning work? What is the public response and how does it influence their vote?
Gregory Nojeim, Center for Democracy & Technology (Twitter: @CenDemTech)
Topic: Today, the Senate will consider a bill that is designed to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. Business and civil liberties groups are opposing certain provisions in the bill dealing with privacy and the extent to which government should set standards for critical infrastructure and the liability concerns of companies.
Doug Pinkham, Public Affairs Council, President (@PACouncil)
Topic: Today, the Public Affairs Council (which represents public affairs professionals) releases their new public survey on how the public views big business, the federal government & lobbyists.