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    Federal Debt and the Economy

    Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about the impact of national debt on the economy. They criticized the economic…

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    Meeting to Make America Work

    Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The…

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    Fiscal Cliff Issues

    Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget…

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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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    Ross Perot Interview

    Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and…

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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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    Medicare and Social Security Report

    Participants talked about Social Security and Medicare solvency and about the ways in which health care reform legislation would affect people in those programs. They also responded to…

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    State Pension and Health Care Plans

    David Walker made opening remarks at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce conference on the growing problems with underfunded state pension and health benefit plans. Afterward, he responded to…

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    Federal Deficit Reduction

    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer talked about federal deficit reduction. In his remarks he said tax increases will eventually be necessary to address mounting debt and that middle…

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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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    Impact of Health Reform on the Deficit

    Participants talked about newly enacted health care reforms and the impact of the reforms on the deficit. Following their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Strategic Planning, Investment, and Partisanship

    Panelists talked about bipartisanship for the purposes of strategic planning and investing in the future. Topics included national security, education, and energy…

    251 views
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    Partisanship and Governance in Washington

    Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state…

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    Budget Reform Policy Forum, Part 1

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

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