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    Laura D'Andrea Tyson Remarks

    Laura D’Andrea Tyson was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. She argued that better education, investment in research and…

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    Clinton Administration Budget Negotiations

    Panelists talked about the Clinton administration’s economic policies, focusing on the 1993 budget battle and the negotiations associated with it. They also focused on the…

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    Infrastructure Investment

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined two panels of business and labor representatives to discuss creating jobs through infrastructure investment. They also talked about the state…

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    U.S. Economy and Job Creation

    The McKinsey Global Institute held a forum on its study of future U.S. job creation. Charles Kolb and Austan Goolsbee made opening remarks on the current economic situation, and James…

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    Landscape and Challenges for Women in Finance

    Women executives in the financial industry talked about their professional experiences and obstacles to promotion women in finance jobs. They also responded to questions from the…

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1

    The opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado focused on Senator Barack Obama’s background, experience, character, and vision for…

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    America After the Iraq War Part 2

    Moderated by General Clark, the panelists talked about domestic issues facing the U.S. after the Iraq War. Journalists, corporate and union leaders, and economists offered their…

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    Final Meeting on Medicare Reform

    Participants discussed various aspects of needed reform in the Medicare system. They focused on a proposal by Sen. Breaux that called for private competition within the system…

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    Medicare Reform

    Participants discussed a plan proposed by Senator Breaux to remodel Medicare in the image of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. The program would offer a fixed amount of…

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    Social Security Event

    President Clinton and other participants discussed ways to use the federal budget surplus to fund Social Security reforms and provide better aid to the elderly.

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    Medicare Reform

    Representatives debated a proposal by Senator Breaux which would raise the age of eligibility for Medicare and require that fifteen percent of the budget surplus be spent on…

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    Strengthening Democracy

    The panelists discussed many troubling issues facing the world. They focused on the economy and the increasing world unemployment. They also stressed that technology needs to be…

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    Is There a New Economy?

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    Three Medicare Task Forces' Hearing

    The commission heard testimony from its Remodeling Task Force, Reform Task Force, and Restructuring Task Force on a variety of issues. The first panel discussed Graduate Medical…

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    The Future of Medicare Day 2

    In a meeting on Capitol Hill, members discussed challenges facing Medicare and heard witness testimony on how best to improve the system.

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    The Future of Medicare Day 1

    In a meeting on Capitol Hill, members discussed the challenges facing Medicare, and heard witness testimony on how best to improve the system. They testified that challenges are not…

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    Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 2

    In the second set of hearings by the bipartisan commission, health economists said that Medicare is not as good as most private health insurance because it does not cover some items such as…

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    Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 1

    The National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare met to hear testimony on the demographic changes in the U.S. population which will impact the Medicare program. This was…

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    Medicare Commission Organizational Meeting

    Commission members discussed the commission agenda and timetable and made opening statements about what the commission hopes to accomplish. They outlined what types of changes they…

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