***Breaking news... so, guest list is subject to change. Tune in!***Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D- MD) Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) Robert Reich, Former U.S. Labor Secretary, UC Berkeley Professor Scott Paul, Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown university and author of "Can You Hear Me Now?" Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network President read more
Politico's reporting that unnamed GOP leaders say the Boehner plan will be their last act on raising the debt ceiling. Quite a bluff, if that's what it is. I think a Boehner/Reid hybrid will end up passing, but I still say a last-minute clean bill is possible, too. We'll see. Here's today's Morning EDition:TODAYHouse tonight expected to vote on Speaker Boehner's (R-OH) budget cuts.
DEBT CEILING / BUDGET read more
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation Boehner is working hard to round up enough votes to pass his plan "To Hold President Obama Accountable" (yes, that's really the name)-- dealing with the ideological rifts within his own party. While he told his caucus that the Senate would go along with the plan, Senate Democrats and Independents are sending a firm message that they will NOT support the bill, scheduled to be voted on tomorrow. Time is wasting and this dangerous game of politics is already taking a toll on the stock market. read more