Guest List: October 4, 2013

The Interview:

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and the former Special Advisor on Health Policy to the Office of Management and Budget at the White House. He is also a contributor to The New York Times and has authored a book, Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family.


The Panel:

Rep. Alan Grayson is a Democratic Congressman from Florida’s 9th district. On Sept. 28th, 2013, Rep. Grayson introduced H.R. 3213: The Fiscal Sanity Act of 2013. The two-page bill "would fund all federal agencies at the prescribed Budget Act levels through the end of the coming fiscal year, eliminating the need for continuing resolutions and stop-gap funding measures for the next twelve months. Grayson’s bill would also eliminate the need to raise the debt ceiling, through December 2014."

Twitter: @AlanGrayson


Suzy Khimm
is a national reporter for MSNBC.com. Her latest article outlines the GOP's confusion over what they hope to gain from the government shutdown.

Twitter: @SuzyKhimm


Matt Kibbe
is the President and CEO of FreedomWorks, a proponent of "less government, lower taxes and more freedom." His book is Hostile Takeover: Resisting Centralized Government's Stranglehold on America.

Twitter: @mkibbe


Carl Reiner
joins the panel mid-show. He is an actor, comedian, director, producer and writer whose new book is I Remember Me. Reiner has won twelve Emmys, a Grammy, and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. In 1999 he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Twitter: @carlreiner

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