Jim talks with Republican consultant Sally Nungesser about the deal reached in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff".
Then, Jim talks with Thrive Baton Rouge's Sarah Broome, who has been named one of 225 Magazine's "40 under 40" this year.
Jim talks with Louisiana Radio Network News and Sports Director Jeff Palermo about LSU's season-wrapping loss to Clemson in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl.
Jim also talks about the 'fiscal cliff' deal and some celebrities lost in 2012.
American Sugar Cane League General Manager Jim Simon talks about the state of Louisiana's $3 billion sugar industry and the need for a new farm bill from Congress.
Jim talks with Robert Kahn, economist for Council on Foreign Relations on budget maneuvers between Congress and the White House.
Then, David Mark, editor at Politico and former editor of Campaigns and Elections, discusses negative advertising and its effect on 2012 election.