Virginia Republican Party Chair John Whitbeck joins us in studio, and we get an update on Congress and D.C.'s "Death with Dignity" bill from D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.
The official place of business may be the convention hall, but much of the real networking at this year’s conventions will take place at a series of lavish parties. Many of those parties are being paid for by lobbyists, despite efforts to tighten ethics rules on Capitol Hill. We’ll look at who’s paying for what — and what lobbyists are hoping to get for their money.
- Elizabeth Williamson Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
- Ari Berman Political Correspondent, The Nation
- Nancy Watzman Director, Party Time Project, Sunlight Foundation
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