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    Debt and the Economy

    Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary…

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    House Debt Ceiling Debate

    Members of the House debated raising the debt limit.

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    House Debt Limit Bill

    Ginger Gibson talked by telephone about the House debt limit bill.

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    Janet Yellen on Monetary Policy and the Economy, Part 3

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continued her testimony on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future monetary policy. She said it would be catastrophic for the U.S. to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesperson Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing on topics such as President Obama’s meeting with Afghan military leaders. Jason…

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    Admiral Mike Mullen on the Security Threat of the National Debt

    Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.) spoke about the impact of the national debt on national security. He also talked about military readiness, the withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan, and…

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    Reducing Government Waste

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing to assess whether progress has been made by the federal government in reducing government waste. Witnesses provided a…

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    White House Briefing on the Budget and Debt Limit

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that the president’s position of not negotiating over the debt limit had not changed and that he did not expect Republicans to threaten…

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    Economic Effects of Government Shutdown and Debt Limit

    Jason Fichtner and Rudolph Penner talked about the long-term economic effects of the October 1-16, 2013, government shutdown and debt limit battle and whether there would be another battle…

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    Senator Cruz on Debt Limit and Government Shutdown Deal

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke in opposition to the debt ceiling and government shutdown legislation.

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Debt Ceiling Vote

    Senate Democratic leaders talked about the vote earlier in the day on raising the debt ceiling. They did not take any questions.

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    Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell on Debt Ceiling

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke about the debt ceiling increase. Senate Majority Leader Reid told members that the Senate…

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    Representative Eric Cantor on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) spoke briefly to reporters after the House Republican leaders met with President Obama about the government shutdown and the approaching debt ceiling.

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    House Speaker Boehner Entering the Capitol

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was seen entering the Capitol after the House Republican leaders met with President Obama about the government shutdown and the approaching debt…

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    House Republicans on the Debt Ceiling

    House Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their caucus. They announced a proposal for a short-term increase on the debt ceiling, calling the decision a “good faith…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. In his remarks he said that President Obama would likely sign a clean short-term bill raising the debt ceiling but the president…

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    Democratic Leadership on Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling

    House Democratic leaders at the White House spoke to reporters and answered questions following a meeting with President Obama to discuss the government shutdown over federal spending and…

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    House Debate on Forming a Supercommittee on Deficit Reduction

    Members of the House debated HR. 3273, to form a SuperCommittee to work on deficit reduction.

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    Senator Thune on Debt Limit Increases

    Senator John Thune (R-SD) spoke about his opposition to passage of a “clean” debt limit increase, and called for fiscal sanity. He also called on the Senate to take up…

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    House Speaker John Boehner on the Debt Ceiling

    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) was interviewed for a live broadcast in the studio of ABC’s “This Week” about the government shutdown that began October 1, 2013.…

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