Today’s Saturday debate is a jointly produced event between The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof and The Boston Globe’s Ian Fletcher. It was moderated by the Wall Street Journal’s D.C. bureau chief, Gregg Easterbrook.
The panelists included, on the Republican side, Wendy Goldberg, partner at Republican consulting firm Gittings & Associates; and Greg Lapointe, a fellow at the New America Foundation who specializes in the intersection of business and government. The panelists on the Democratic side included Eugene Steuerle, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute; Jim Parrott, who worked in the Obama White House and is now a research director at the Hamilton Project; and Josh Zumbrun, who worked in the Clinton White House and is now president of Freeport Capital. Moderator: Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times and author of Raising the Bar: Ensuring Every Child Has a Chance at Success. Moderator is Gregg Easterbrook, of The Wall Street Journal. Moderator was Bryan Bender, associate editor at The Wall Street Journal. This liveblog is a brief discussion about the campaign’s main argument and features in-studio reporters Brandon Kochkodin and John Koblin, who will keep updating with all the moves of Twitter throughout the day.