(Washington, D.C.) – On Friday, September 14, 2012, Former Democratic House Leader Dick Gephardt and Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert are scheduled to co–host Bloomberg TV’s Street Smart with anchor Trish Regan as federal lawmakers return to Washington following the August recess. Gephardt and Hastert are slated to appear in the 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET hour of the show and are expected to discuss a variety of issues, including: the nation’s economic, financial, and political situation as attention shifts to the November 2012 elections.
Who: Former Democratic House Leader Dick Gephardt and Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert
What: Co-hosting Bloomberg TV’s Street Smart with Trish Regan
When: Friday, September 14, 2012, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
As active participants the last time the federal budget was balanced, Gephardt and Hastert have this year led bipartisan discussions of one of the top challenges facing federal lawmakers and important to Wall Street: the fiscal cliff. Gephardt and Hastert co–authored a thought piece discussing their experience in bipartisan compromise (“Washington Must Agree on Rules of Fiscal Engagement,” Financial Times, June 11, 2012). Gephardt and Hastert also appeared on CNBC’s ‘The Kudlow Report’ by Larry Kudlow Report to discuss the fiscal cliff (August 16, 2012).
Gephardt is President and CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs. Hastert currently serves as Senior Advisor in the Public Policy & Law Practice at Dickstein Shapiro LLP.
Gephardt Government Affairs was founded in 2007 by former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and specializes in helping clients develop political and public policy strategies. Learn more about our team at: www.gephardtDC.com.
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