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    U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they…

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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt…

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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several…

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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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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Former Congressional Budget Office Directors Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz- EAkin debated the impact on jobs of raising the minimum wage. 
    recent CBO report finding that if the…

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    Federal Spending and Taxation

    Participants spoke about the national debt, global economy, and fiscal policy. They focused on potential actions and ideas to reduce the size of the debt, either through spending…

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    Deficit Reduction Plans

    Panelists spoke about the work of the Joint Select Committee of Deficit Reduction, urging the committee to seek deficit reductions of $4 trillion or more compared to the proposed $1.5…

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    Long-Term Health Care

    Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new…

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    Deficit Reduction and the Economy, Part 2

    Budget, legislative and business analysts examine the upcoming work of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in a recently-passed debt ceiling…

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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Alice Rivlin

    Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked about the Affordable Care Act, the federal budget, the earned income tax credit, and the U.S.…

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    Government Shutdown

    Mr. McCurry announced that there would be no meeting between Mr. Panetta and Republican leaders to resolve the impasse over the continuing resolution and debt limit extension…

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    Government Shutdown Joint Meeting

    The committees heard testimony on the effects of a possible government shutdown if federal budget legislation is not passed by October 1.

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    Federal Budget Process

    House and Senate budget committee members, former members of Congress, White House analysts and other scholars discussed the effectiveness of the various congressional budget acts, and how…

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    Federal Job Training Programs

    The committee heard testimony on the future of federal job training and the need to overhaul existing job training programs.

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    Streamlining Government

    President Clinton and administration officials talked with reporters about the proposed Middle Class Bill of Rights. The president focused on the four key elements in the Bill of…

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    White House Chief of Staff Announcement

    At a press briefing, President Clinton announced that Mack McLarty will step down as White House Chief of Staff and assume the new role of counselor to the President. OMB Director Leon…

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    Federal Reserve Board Nominations

    President Clinton approached a microphone in the Oval Office to announce his re-nomination of Alan Greenspan for a third four-year term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. He…

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    Federal Reserve Board Nominations

    Committee members heard testimony from the three nominees and Mr. Nader concerning their approaches to economic and monetary policy. President Clinton nominated Mr. Greenspan…

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