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    Debt and National Security

    Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a…

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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Simpson and Bowles

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Federal Reserve Panel

    Former Federal Reserve Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd…

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    Bill Clinton on the U.S. Economy and Economic Challenges

    Former President Bill Clinton talked with Tom Brokaw about the state and future of the U.S. economy. Among the topics they discussed were federal debt, looming federal budget cuts in…

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    Speaker Boehner on the U.S. Economy and Fiscal Challenges

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke at a day-long Peterson Foundation forum on the U.S. economy and fiscal challenges. During his speech he criticized President Obama and Senate…

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    Business Ventures in Underdeveloped Countries

    Following opening remarks, business leaders talked about ways that young entrepreneurs are making a difference in underdeveloped countries. Topics included water supply, organic…

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    Solutions for America's Future

    Officials from six Washington, D.C. think tanks talk about their plans for reducing the budget deficit and national debt. Peter Peterson made closing remarks.

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    Bill Clinton on Budget Deficit and and Debt Reduction

    Gwen Ifill interviewed former President Bill Clinton about the federal budget deficit and national debt. He talked about House Republican budget plan and its cuts to Medicare. He…

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    2011 Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit

    The Peter Peterson Foundation held its second annual day-long fiscal summit to discuss reduction of the current federal budget debt and long-term national debt. Foundation Founder and…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 3

    The Daily Beast held a summit on economic, environmental, and political issues. Participants in this portion talked about the economy, business innovation, and the use of online…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 1

    Following opening remarks by Tina Brown and Shane Robison at the Daily Beast’s summit on economic, environmental, and political issues, panelists talked about the economy and ways to…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Opening

    Q&A DISCUSSION WITH:Erskine Bowles, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and ReformAlan Simpson, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Robert Rubin and Bill Clinton Interviews

    Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Former President Clinton talked about reducing the federal deficit at the 2010 Fiscal Summit held at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. In his…

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    Future of Capitalism

    Allan Sloan moderated a panel discussion on the future of business. Among the topics they addressed were the current global economic crisis, turmoil in the financial markets,…

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    Legal Victories in the Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    The attorney general talked about the efforts to combat terrorism and detailed many examples of successful efforts by law enforcement agencies to prevent terrorist attacks during 2005. He…

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    Running on Empty: Book Group Discussion

    The Public Affairs Book Group discussed Peter Peterson’s book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About…

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    Book Discussion on Running on Empty

    Mr. Peterson talked about his book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It, published by Farrar,…

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