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Washington Journal for Friday, April 13

Washington, DC
Friday, April 13, 2012

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Jennifer Duffy (on the phone), Cook Political Report, Senate Editor

Topic: Guest will discuss the top toss up races in the Senate (according to Cook Political Report).

Kathy Kiely (on the phone), Sunlight Foundation, Managing Editor

Topic: Guest will discuss her article, “Democrat, Republican political collectors ask FEC to OK texted contributions” and what this bipartisan request would mean for contribution brokers, campaigns and donations made via text. The FEC has 60 days to issue a draft ruling on the request.

Charles Blahous, Social Security & Medicare, Public Trustee 

Topic: Charles Blahous, GOP trustee for Medicare and Social Security, has come out with a new study about the Affordable Health Care Act that projects it will add at least $340 billion to budget deficits over the next decade. The White House says the study is based on faulty math and a political stunt. Guest will discuss why he thinks the study is accurate.   

Michael Kinsley, Bloomberg View, Editor & Columnist

Topic: Guest will react to the latest news in politics, social issues, and culture, and expound on his recent columns tackling elitism, lobbying and the economy.

Patricia Hu, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Director and Andrew Compart, Aviation Week, Senior Transport Editor

Topic: Guest will discuss how US airlines are performing.  Topics include growth in volume of air passengers and freight; how often Americans fly;  on-time performance; airline fuel costs; federal regulations affecting air travel; tarmac wait times; causes of flight delays; and TSA (Transportation Security Administration) rules and regulations.

Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:40pm (ET)

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