Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), Agriculture & Budget Committees Member @chuckgrassley
Topic: Guest, a Senator from a big agriculture state, will talk about the Farm Bill’s prospects, as well as his concerns about the Fast & Furious investigation as it relates to his role on the Judiciary Committee. He’ll also talk about the looming fiscal cliff and Iowa’s status as a swing state in Campaign 2012.
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), Budget Committee Member @timryan
Topic: Guest will discuss the 2012 presidential election, Ohio as a battleground state, early voting and voter ID laws, the latest polling, economic conditions in Ohio as well as priorities for Congress before the end of the year.
Jim Snyder, Bloomberg News, Energy Reporter
Topic: As part of our Spotlight on Magazines series, Jim Snyder, energy reporter for Bloomberg News, joins us on Wednesday, Sept. 12th to discuss his story about how President Obama pledged to promote a green revolution four years ago, but the boom in oil and natural gas is setting up an election-year irony: a green-energy president who is getting a boost from fossil fuels.