September 19 - Making Millionaires Pay; Making Voting Harder For Democrats; New Rules in the Keystone State

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Part 1

We begin with the President’s announcement of plans to tax millionaires and his threat to veto any Republican deficit reduction proposal that does not include raising revenues. One of the country’s leading experts on tax policy, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston, joins us. David Cay Johnston


Part 2

Then we look into Republican plans to restrict Democratic voter’s access to the polls in key states in next year’s election. Daniel Tokaji, professor of Law at Ohio State University, joins us to discuss what Ohio’s governor and legislature are implementing in terms or restrictions and impediments to either discourage Democratic turnout or make it more difficult for the poor and elderly to vote. Daniel Tokaji


Part 3

Then we look further into plans in Pennsylvania by the Republican governor and legislature to change the state’s Electoral College votes to favor the Republican presidential candidate. Pennsylvania pollster Dr. G Terry Madonna, who directs the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, joins us to explain where this proposed change stands and how it is playing out in Pennsylvania politics. Terry Madonna