James Hohmann, Politico, National Political Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss the latest in Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign following the release of a video of him speaking at a fund-raiser in Florida
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Cmte., Chair
Topic: Guest will discuss proposals in the Senate to avoid the “fiscal cliff”, the Harkin plan to revamp the private pension system and issues related to Campaign 2012.
Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Energy & Commerce Subcmte. on Energy & Power, Chair @repedwhitfield
Topic: Guest will discuss the “war on coal” charge being leveled against President Obama by Republicans (H.R. 3409, the “Stop the War on Coal Act”) and other energy issues and how they’re playing in the campaign ahead of the November election.
Paul Glastris, The Washington Monthly, Editor in Chief
Topic: Paul Glastris, editor in chief at Washington Monthly, will discuss a recent piece in the magazine about whether the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will “succeed in taming [predatory lending], or will the agency be strangled in its crib?”