Anita Kumar, McClatchy Newspapers, White House Correspondent @anitakumar01 & Jonathan Strong, Roll Call, Congressional Reporter @j_strong
Topic: Guests will talk about tonight’s State of the Union Address, what President Obama is expected to say, what we might hear in Sen. Marco Rubio’s GOP response, and what Congressional reaction to the President’s agenda is likely to be.
Sarah Bryner, Center for Responsive Politics, Research Director @OpenSecretsDC
Topic: The rules and restrictions on lobbying that apply to current and former members of Congress. We’ll discuss how many former members do lobby; who they lobby for; how long they must wait to lobby after leaving Congress; and laws and ethical standards on lobbying and relationships that apply to current and former members.
Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, Treatment Advocacy Center, Founder @TreatmentAdvCtr
Topic: Guest will talk about his recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the de-institutionalization of psychiatric patients about a half-century ago in the Kennedy administration– and how that policy is impacting the mentally ill in America today.