On the Phone: Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss California’s $16b funding gap, the latest developments, what Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing, etc.
Ed Schultz, Radio & TV Talk Show Host
Topic: Our guest, a liberal commentator and host, will weigh in on news of the week including the President’s stance on gay marriage, the recall election in Wisconsin, the liberal vote in Campaign 2012 and banking regulation in the wake of the JP Morgan Chase trading loss.
Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle, R-New York, 25th District (Syracuse, Irondequoit, Palmyra)
Topic: Guest will discuss House Republican’s congressional agenda going into the 2012 general election season. Topics include Speaker Boehner’s remarks yesterday that debt ceiling, set to be breached early next year, should not be raised unless greater spending cuts and reforms are enacted; the congressional “to-do list” that President Obama outlined last week; women’s issues -- including the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act; and jobs and the economy.
Pete Spotts, Christian Science Monitor Staff Writer
Topic: As part of our Spotlight on Magazine series, Christian Science Monitor’s Pete Spotts joins us to discuss this week’s cover story for Christian Science Monitor about the government’s role in researching and predicting tornados. Spotts reports that “the National Weather Service is midway through a major upgrade to its network of weather radar that, by next spring, is expected to give forecasters a more detailed look at the inner workings of a storm and possible tornado triggers.”