On the Phone: David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers, Congressional Reporter @LightmanDavid
Damian Paletta, Wall Street Journal, Financial Reporter
Topic: Guest offers an update on the so-called "Fiscal Cliff" and efforts to block across-the-board tax increases and cuts to federal spending.
Randal O'Toole, Cato Institute, Senior Fellow @CatoInstitute
Alisha Coleman-Jensen, USDA Economic Research Service, Food Assistance Branch - Social Science Analyst @USDA_ERS & Caroline Ratcliffe, Urban Institute, Senior Fellow
Topic: America by the Numbers -- Hunger and the Economy.