Phoner: Humberto Sanchez, National Journal, Budget & Appropriations Reporter gives a preview of What to expect of House debate on the Continuing Resolution – a spending bill to fund the government through Sept. 30.
Al Cardenas explains his new role as Chairman of the American Conservative Union, his organization’s political and legislative agenda, and gives his perspective on the Obama Administration’s budget and other major priorities.
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), Budget Committee Member gives a liberal’s perspective on President Obama's budget, which was released Monday. Rep. Moore supports the President’s budget, but is concerned about cuts to winter heating and the overall impact of potential cuts on the poor.
Russell Wheeler, Brookings Institution, Visiting Fellow describes how the number of federal judicial vacancies, which have nearly doubled since President Obama took office, are impacting the civil and criminal justice system. The vacancies, largely due to retirements, are increasing workloads and delaying trials in some of the nation’s federal courts.