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    The Shriver Report, Afternoon Session

    Panelists discussed a report finding that one in three American women were living on the brink of poverty. In the afternoon session they discussed the role of men in women’s…

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    The Shriver Report, Morning Session

    The morning session of the Shriver Report forum included introductory remarks by Maria Shriver and Neera Tanden. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Barbara Ehrenreich participated…

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    Manufacturing and Technology

    Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of the topics they discussed were 3-D printing, the cost of developing new manufacturing…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf

    Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where…

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    Massive Open Online Courses

    Panelists talked about the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) on primary and secondary education. They discussed increased access to education, the effect of MOOCS on the…

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    Senate Gun Control Legislation

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked with Margaret Carlson from Bloomberg News. The senator said he was optimistic that a revised bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun sales…

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    Global Economic Outlook

    Panelists discussed the state of the global economy. They predicted that monetary policy in the U.S. would remain largely the same over the next few years, warned about potential…

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    Public Safety and Privacy Technologies

    Panelists talked about technologies for public safety in metropolitan areas, and the privacy issues raised. This was followed by a conversation with the New York City and Boston police…

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    Battling Obesity

    Panelists talked about battling what was seen as an epidemic of obesity. The leading health threat in American, obesity was viewed around the world as a deadly American…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Grover Norquist

    Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 presidential election. He said Republicans have a 50 percent chance of winning a Senate…

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    New York City and Terrorism

    New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly was interviewed by Campbell Brown at the New York Ideas 2013 forum. They talked about the 16 terrorist plots against New York City that…

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    Advanced Manufacturing

    Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions included improving negative attitudes toward manufacturing jobs, better education, and…

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    Women and Finance

    Sallie Krawcheck and Alexa Von Tobel talked with Steve Clemons about women working in Wall Street financial firms. The discussed the impact on business when women are in positions of…

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    Manufacturing and Immigration

    Senators Michael Bennett (D-CO), John McCain (R-AZ), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked with Steve Clemons about the effects of immigration reform on the manufacturing industry, job creation,…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Representative Chris Van Hollen

    Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House Republicans were considering a budget plan that would change the terms of the Ryan-Murray budget…

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    Congressional Career of Representative Dingell

    Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) spoke about his 57-year career in the House of Representatives. On June 7, 2013, he became the longest-serving member in U.S. history, having served…

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    Business Start-Ups

    Business leaders spoke about changing business models that incorporate technology and the Internet, and ways companies of the future might change or evolve their business models as…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Sylvia Mathews Burwell

    White House Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell talked about the Obama administration’s 2014 budget request, and said progress ccould be made with House Speaker John Boehner and…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Sheila Bair

    Sheila Bair talked about the U.S. economy, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, and the housing market.  This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the…

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