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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing on Discretionary Spending

    Douglas Elmendorf testified on discretionary federal spending at a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Among the topics he addressed were defense spending, tax…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified on the economic outlook. In his testimony he said the U.S. economy should grow at a moderate pace this year, but said he does not expect the unemployment…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Meeting

    Douglas Elmendorf testified before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. In his remarks he talked about the state of the economy and deficit spending, saying that larger…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing

    Former officials tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s debt and deficit problems testified about their previous attempts to offer solutions and the work of the Joint Select…

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    U.S. and Global Economic Growth

    The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on economic growth in the U.S. and other countries through federal spending and debt reduction. Witnesses also talked about a report by…

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    Terrorist Threats to U.S. Military Communities, Defense Department Testimony

    Defense Department officials testified on homegrown terrorism, specifically threats to U.S. bases and the military community.

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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook. Among his comments he said the economic recovery was close to faltering. He said the Federal Reserve was prepared to take…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Meeting

    The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction held its first meeting. The bipartisan supercommittee aims to recommend $1.2 trillion in budget deficit reduction over a ten-year…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified about the state of the U.S. economy. In addressing the rise in unemployment and slow job growth during May 2012, he said the causes were unclear and did not…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing on Tax Code Reform

    Thomas Barthold testified on individual and corporate tax rates before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction hearing on tax code reform.
    The bipartisan Select Deficit Reduction…

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    Minimum Wage

    Committee members heard testimony from businessmen, workers, economists and Secretary Reich concerning the impact of raising the minimum wage to $5.15 per hour.

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    December 2013 Employment Report

    Department of Labor Commissioner Erica L. Groshen testified at a Joint Economic Committee hearing on the December 2013 employment report.

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified about the state of the U.S. economy. He stressed that the Federal Reserve would not begin to tighten its stimulus policies until data supported real and…

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    State of the U.S. Economy

    Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain…

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    Terrorist Threats to U.S. Military Communities, Daris Long Testimony

    The House and Senate Homeland Security Committees held a joint hearing to look at homegrown terrorism, specifically threats to U.S. military community.
    Daris Long was the father of the late…

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    Terrorist Threats Against the U.S.

    The CIA and National Intelligence directors testified about the threat against the U.S. posed by al-Qaida and other terror groups. In his first appearance as CIA director, General…

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    Federal Debt and U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about the impact of the public debt on the U.S. economy. They focused on the challenges of creating jobs in a harsh economic environment and disagreed on the route…

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    April Employment Numbers

    Keith Hall testified about the most recent report on unemployment. The unemployment rate rose from 8.8 to 9 percent. Non-farm payrolls grew by 244,000 for the third consecutive…

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    Impact of Recession on Young Workers

    Witnesses testified on the impact the recession has had on young workers, and actions Congress can take to decrease unemployment among young workers. The committee released a report…

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    Disabled Veterans

    Officials from the Disabled American Veterans organization outlined their 2014 legislative priorities at a joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees. In opening…

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