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Guest List, Tuesday 8/2


Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)

Dean Baker Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

With the debt ceiling now law it seems neither conservatives or progressives are too happy about the deal. We’ll explain why conservatives have little to be complain about, and why the American worker does. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) and economist Dean Baker join us.


Margie Omero, Democratic Pollster and President of Momentum Analysis

The debt bill signed into law today cuts trillions in government spending and leaves the next round of cuts in the hands of a newly created super committee. Margie Omero of Momentum Analysis will touch on who might sit on this super committee and what they could decide.


Mahlon Mitchell, President of the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin

John Nichols, Washington Correspondent of The Nation

With the Wisconsin recall elections one week away, John Nichols will bring us the latest from the Badger state and Mahlon Mitchell from the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin will remind us what’s at stake


Mayor Virg Bernero (D-MI)

With the ink still drying on the debt ceiling deal this morning the Democratic leadership in the country says they are now turning their attention to jobs. But labor leaders say this bill does nothing for the American worker. The people’s Mayor, Virg Bernero will give us his take.


Michelle Goldberg, senior contributing writer at The Daily Beast and author of "Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism"

Michelle Bachmann is at it again. She’s trying to raise money off reports that Joe Biden called the Tea Party “Terrorists” during the negotiations. Michelle Goldberg of the Daily Beast will be joining us to talk about it.