Middle East Update - Congressional Twitterverse - Healthcare Law under Scrutiny

March 29, 2012
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

Join us on this week's Capital Thinking with host Kevin O'Neill, who will be joined in the first half hour by former Ambassador Frank Wisner to discuss the current and future political and economic developments in the Middle East and their potential impact to the immediate region and the U.S. Next, Kevin will speak to Marcia Newbert and Kurt Hauptman, both digital public affairs account executives at Edelman and co-authors of "Capitol Tweets: Yeas and Nays of the Congressional Twitterverse" about the soaring popularity of Twitter among politicians and to identify the best practices for Members who use social media. Finally, Karen Thiel will discuss the hot topic in healthcare this week--Supreme Court's hearing on the whether Congress has the authority to enact the individual mandate requirement under the Affordable Care Act.

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