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    National Security Priorities

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said that defense should be the first priority, criticizing the current regime in Iran and the…

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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his…

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    Congressional Budget Office Scoring

    Economic and tax policy experts talked about the processes used by the government in drafting and assessing budgets, and the steps taken to communicate and explain those figures to Congress…

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    Economic Growth Policies

    Three economists testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the state of the U.S. economy and policies leading to job creation and economic growth. This was the first…

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    Cost of Obama Administration Regulations

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about his American Action Forum group’s recent report thath calculated the cost of Obama administration regulations to the economy in 2014 were…

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    U.S. Tax Code

    Tax and economic policy experts talked about ways to improve the U.S. tax code that could appeal to both Republicans and Democrats. They discussed a report from the Center for American…

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    Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform. The described scenarios that increase economic growth, more jobs, and more workers supporting a growing…

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    Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an…

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    Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis

    Panelists including former representatives Barney Frank and Bill Thomas talked about the 2008 financial crisis and what has changed in the past five years. Among the topics they…

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    Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Immigration and Tax Reform

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about congressional efforts to pass an immigration reform bill, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included possible…

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    Health Care Law and Insurance Premiums

    Panelists talked about the Center Forward study on the impact of the the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, on insurance premiums. The study focused on Arizona, Florida,…

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    Cost of Immigration and Border Security

    Panelists talked about the costs of immigration reform on the long- and short-term federal budget and the wider impact on the economy. At the time of the program, Congress was working…

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    Immigration Policy

    Officials testified about Department of Homeland Security efforts on immigration and spoke about the president’s vision for reform. During the hearing the subject of the Boston…

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    U.S. Economic and Budgetary Outlook

    Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary outlook. Hr. Holtz-Eakin cited entitlement spending as an area needing…

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    Future of Homeownership

    Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government…

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    Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.…

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    January 2013 Tax Increases

    Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of…

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    Medicare and the Health Care Law

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the potential state and federal Medicaid costs in light of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. He also…

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