7:45am Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.)
Topic: A look at how national issues like the economy, immigration, and gun violence are playing out in the state of Michigan and the governor’s priorities for his state in 2013.
8:15am Tom Shoop, Government Executive Editor in Chief
Topic: As Congress and the Obama administration inch closer to a March 1st deadline to avoid sequestration, guest will discuss the across-the-board spending cuts as well as what is not on the chopping block.
9:00am Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News Senior Pentagon Correspondent
Topic: With the March 1 sequestration deadline days away, guest will discuss the impact sequestration would have on the department of Defense, including reduced training for army units, cuts to the military’s Tricare health system and restructured defense contracts.
9:30am Rob Margetta, Congressional Quarterly Homeland Security Editor
Topic: With the March 1 sequestration deadline days away, guest will discuss the impact sequestration would have on the department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports.