How were everyone’s weekends? Hope they were as good as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s. She was living it up in Cartagena, Colombia for the Summit of Americas and showing the dance floor who’s boss. But - the party’s over now, and it’s back to work.
Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) stop by the set to make their case for the Buffett Rule. Baldwin is the lead sponsor of the House bill for the Buffett Rule. The Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Editorial Board called the Rule “a political gimmick” and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus blasted it as a “shiny” distraction. What will the Democrats have to say about that?
Does everything that happens in Vegas, really stay in Vegas? Not for the GSA officials, who face a House panel today for their reckless spending in Sin City. NBC News Senior Investigative Correspondent Lisa Myers reports.
Co-Authors Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson are in the house to promote their novel-turned-Broadway play, “Peter and the Starcatcher.” It tells the story about Peter Pan - before he became the Peter Pan - a prequel, if you will. Side note: Barry and Pearson met through their all-author band, The Rock Bottom Remainders, which includes superstar scribes like Stephen King and Mitch Albom. According to lead guitarist Barry, ”The band plays music as well as Metallica writes novels.”
Also joining the fam: Jon Meacham, Harold Ford, Jr., Mike Allen, Wes Moore, Roger Bennett, and Brian Sullivan