Daniel Mitchell: Senior Fellow in Political Economy, Heritage Foundation. Robert Shapiro: Vice president, Progressive Policy Institute. Martha Phillips: Executive director, Concord Coalition, a bi-partisan group dedicated to balancing the budget. Martin Corry: Director of Federal Affairs, American Association of Retired Persons. Senator Paul Wellstone: Democratic Senator from Minnesota. (Doing a "poverty tour" of the US.) Congressman Brian Bilbray: Republican Congressman from District 49, San Diego. Kevin Phillips: Publisher of American Political Report, author of The Politics of Rich and Poor and Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street and the Frustrations of American Politics. Jim Knox: Executive Director, California Common Cause. John Jacobs: Political Editor, McClatchey Newspapers.