The Company Memo: Monday, March 4, 2013

Updated
President Obama speaks to the media about sequestration in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 1, 2013.
President Obama speaks to the media about sequestration in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 1, 2013.
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After Friday’s failure to reach an eleventh-hour deal, the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration are in full effect. We’ll talk with USA Todays Jackie Kucinich and U.S. News & World Report’s Lauren Fox about the effects we should expect to feel.

Rep. Chris Van Hollen joins us Monday to talk about the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline - and what the fight over it means for the Obama administration.

The New York Times reported the launch of a new Facebook.com game, set for today, inspired by the book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” We’ll talk to the book’s co-author, Nicholas D. Kristof, about whether the game can spark social change.

We’ll talk with strategists Chip Saltsman and Chris Kofinis about the GOP’s efforts to reboot.

And The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker is here to discuss his recent article on President Obama’s efforts to cement his legacy.

Plus, Chris Jansing takes us to Castel Gandolfo, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s new residence. You won’t want to miss this!

The Company Memo: Monday, March 4, 2013

Updated