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    David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff

    David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem…

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    Federal Government Financial Liabilities

    David Walker, founder of the non-partisan Comeback America Initiative, talked about the “financial sinkhole” the United States faces, and he responded to telephone calls and…

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    U.S. Economy

    David Walker talked about the state of the U.S. economy and upcoming policy decisions for Congress and the president. Other topics included the 2012 presidential election and the…

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    Congressional Partisanship

    No Labels, a bipartisan group of current and former members of Congress, talked to reporters about a plan, "Make Congress Work!", a 12-point blueprint for breaking gridlock and promoting…

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    Failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction

    David Walker talked about the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction and the overall fiscal situation for the United States. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Debt and Deficit Talks

    David Walker talked about the ongoing negotiations between President Obama and congressional leaders as the August 2, 2011, deadline approaches. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    U.S. Fiscal Management

    Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about his new report that details U.S. fiscal management and ranking in comparison to other countries. He also responded to…

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    No Labels Conference Closing Speeches

    Newark, New Jersey Mayor Corey Booker, Democratic Representative Joe Sestak, former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, and others made closing remarks at the No Labels conference on…

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    Federal Budgets and Debt

    Witnesses spoke about the present and future fiscal condition of the United States, with a particular focus on the current and long-term imbalance between federal spending commitments and…

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    U.S. National Debt

    Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal deficit and national debt. The issue of…

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    Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a forum at the National Press Club on the economic and budgetary consequences of the financial bailout. The first panel discussed…

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    Waste, Fraud, and Abuse of Funds in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about alleged waste, fraud and abuse in the spending of U.S. funds in Iraq. Topics included current efforts to combat corruption in the Iraqi government,…

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    Intelligence Oversight

    Witnessed testified about ways to improve oversight of the intelligence community (IC) as the Director of National Intelligence prepares to implement significant government-wide management…

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    U.S. Financial Report

    David Walker talked about the federal government’s overall fiscal condition, and about the two documents to be released today. One is the Treasury Department’s consolidated…

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    State Department Operations Oversight

    Mr. Walker testified about State Department operations, diplomatic programs in Iraq, charges of Iraqi government corruption, the pace of Iraqi political reform, and his evaluations of…

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    Iraqi Corruption

    Witnesses testified about Iraqi government operations, charges of widespread corruption in security and interior departments, the pace of political reform in Iraq, evaluating future…

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    Department of Homeland Security Oversight

    Comptroller General David Walker and Mr. Schneider testified about the assessment by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts…

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    Report on Operations in Iraq

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s report on the performance record of the Iraqi government. David Walker testified…

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    Report on Operations in Iraq

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s report on the performance record of the Iraqi government. David Walker testified about…

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    Government Accountability Office Report on Iraq

    U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on Iraq released the previous day. He testified to Congress about Iraq and the…

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