On the Phone: Dave Clarke, Politico Financial Services Editor
Topic: Guest discusses the nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary, where he would replace Tim Geithner.
John Engler, Business Roundtable - President and Former Governor, R-Michigan, 1991-2003
Topic: Guest discusses the “fiscal cliff” deal reached in the 112th Congress and the looming budget battles ahead during the 113th Congress.
Stephanie Schriock, EMILY’s List - President
Topic: The growing role and presence of women in Congress and in politics today. We discuss how the increasing numbers of women in the 113th Congress will affect the issue and political environment; the upcoming debates on the abortion issue; women in the Obama Cabinet and White House; and the possibility of a woman running for President in 2016.
Michael Dimock, Pew Research Center Research Director
Topic: Using data gained from the recent election, Pew Research Center looks at how older and younger voters look at the federal budget. Specifically, the report looks at what tradeoffs should be made between reducing the federal deficit and preserving entitlements.