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Washington Journal Summary - - Sunday, March 6, 2011 Opening Shot: 7:00-7:45 Question/Newspaper Articles/Phones Phones: D/R/I Q: ELEMENTS: 7:45 Break A 7:45-8:30 FRANK LUNTZ Author, '?Win: The Principles That Take Your Business From Ordinary to Extraordinary'? FRANK LUNTZ Republican Pollster luntzglobal.com Twitter: @FrankLuntz Phones: D/R/I Topic: Guest will discuss his new book '?Win: The Principles That Take Your Business From Ordinary to Extraordinary,'? what he describes as the 11 most powerful words and phrases for 2011, and which political party is winning the '?message wars'? heading into key budget talks to avert a government shutdown. 8:30 Cartoon Break B SLUG: WJTOONS2 8:30-9:15 RandI Weingarten (WINE-gar-ten) (female) Remote American Federation of Teachers President aft.org Twitter @rweingarten Locator: New York City Phones: D/R/I Topic: The impact of budget cuts on teachers, and how legislative effort to curtail unions'? bargaining powers affects teachers. AFT President Randi Weingarten has protested recent governors'?, legislators'?, and local officials'? actions that affect teachers and union members in Wisconsin, New Jersey, Indiana and Rhode Island and called the pink-slipping of all Providence, RI, teachers "the most wrongheaded thing I have seen in a season of wrongheaded actions against American workers." She has also been supportive though of finding a middle ground to reward teachers based on performance and to adjust teacher seniority protections in way that she once resisted. ELEMENTS 9:15 Break C 9:15-10:00 SHEILA KRUMHOLZ Center for Responsive Politics Executive Director opensecrets.org Twitter: @OpenSecretsDC Twitter: @skrmhlz Phones: D/R/I Topic: Guest will discuss who are the large groups and individuals are currently donating and spurring political movements and advertisements around the country. This will also include a look forward to the 2012 Election. 10moreless
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