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    Jeffrey Zients on the Economy and Jobs

    Jeff Zients talked about the Obama administration’s efforts to continue spurring economic growth and job creation. He was interviewed by David Rubenstein during a breakfast…

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    Defense Industry and Military Budgets

    Wes Bush talked about the impact of defense budget cuts on his own Northrop Grumman company and the defense industry overall. Other topics included the future of drones, cybersecurity…

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    Jack Lew on Economic Growth

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was…

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    U.S. Tax Policy

    Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) talked with David Rubenstein about their efforts to reform the tax…

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    Employment and the Global Economy

    Kenneth Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, described the state of the global economy and the engines of job creation and financial growth. He was interviewed by David…

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    Brian Roberts Remarks on Media and Technology Industry

    Brian Roberts talked about the future of cable television, the media, providing television content, technology, and business opportunities such as theme parks. Among the topics he…

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    U.S. Economy and Unemployment Rate

    Alan Krueger talked about the U.S. economy and unemployment rate. In his remarks, he defended President Obama’s budget plan, including raising taxes for the top two percent of…

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    2012 Elections

    Journalists covering the 2012 presidential campaign talked about the strengths and weaknesses of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney leading up to the election. Topics…

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    Lloyd Blankfein on the Global Economy

    Lloyd Blankfein talked about global economic issues. Topics included the European debt crisis, the global economy and lessons learned from the 2008 financial crisis. On the LIBOR…

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    Warren Buffett on Global Economic Issues

    Warren Buffett talked about his career and experiences. He also spoke about challenges and obstacles to global economic recovery. In his remarks he joked about the Obama…

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    Digital Evolution of Media

    Time Warner Chair and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes spoke about the impact of digital media on Americans' ways of life. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Google and Technological Innovation

    Eric Schmidt spoke about the economic and political challenges of the U.S. at home and abroad. In his remarks he warned against an Internet piracy bill making its way through Congress,…

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    Gene Sperling Remarks on Economic Policy

    Gene Sperling discussed U.S. economic policy, President Obama’s jobs plan, tax reform, and deficit reduction negotiations. After his remarks he answered questions from the…

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    Thomas Donilon on National Security Issues

    National Security Adviser Tom Donilon addressed current security issues facing the nation. He talked about the U.S. special forces mission in which Osama bin Laden was killed, Libya…

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    Speaker Boehner Remarks on Jobs and the Economy

    House Speaker John Boehner laid out recommendations for job creation. He argued that Congress should limit regulations he believed were killing jobs, make changes to the tax code, and…

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    Federal Budget and Deficit Reduction

    Jaccob Lew spoke about the federal budget, spending levels, and deficit reduction. Among the issues he addressed were his role in budget negotiations, the extent of the debt crisis,…

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    Federal Communications Commission Agenda

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Julius Genachowski talked with David Rubenstein about some of the issues before the FCC, as well as some of the recent rulings by the…

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    Conversation with Bill Gates

    Bill Gates talked about his philanthropic organization called the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, his career at Microsoft, as well as education and global health care. He responded…

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    Future of General Motors

    Daniel Ackerson talked about the future of General Motors. He also talked about business during and after the government bailout, the recent public offering made by the company, and…

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    Midterm Elections

    Political experts talked about the anticipated results of the 2010 midterm elections. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. David Rubenstein moderated.

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