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    The Clean Air Act of 1990

    Former advisers to George H.W. Bush talked about the process of passing the 1990 Clean Air Act. They spoke about the impact of the legislation on pollution levels in America as well as…

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    Politico Playbook Breakfast with Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson

    Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson talked about the national debt and budget deficit reduction. The co-founders of…

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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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    Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff” at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Simpson and Bowles

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of…

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    Electoral College Reform

    Jonathan Turley, and former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) talked about the relevance of the electoral college. Mr. Turley argued against it in a recent USA Today opinion piece while…

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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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    Federal Budget and U.S. Economic Challenges

    Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chair Alan Simpson, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Travelers Insurance CEO Jay Fishman were interviewed by George…

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    Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

    A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling…

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    Alan Simpson on U.S. Fiscal Outlook

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY), who co-chaired President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, talked about the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal, and…

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    Budget Deficit

    Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles talked about the work on the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Both urged the committee to “go big and bold” in a…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing

    Former officials tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s debt and deficit problems testified about their previous attempts to offer solutions and the work of the Joint Select…

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    U.S. Economy and Federal Deficit

    Lawrence Summers and Robert Gibbs debated Karl Rove and Alan Simpson on ways to solve U.S. economic issues. The debate included opening remarks, roundtable discussion, and responses to…

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    Heart Mountain Dedication Ceremony

    Senator Daniel Inouye -- a Medal of Honor recipient who served with the famed all-volunteer, Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- was the keynote speaker at the dedication and…

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    U.S. Debt and Deficit Reduction

    The former co-chairs of the presidential deficit reduction commission, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, held a news conference on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in…

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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely…

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    Long-Term U.S. Economic Outlook

    Former National Debt Commission Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson talked about some of the commission’s recommendations to balance the federal budget and improve the long-term…

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    Federal Spending and National Debt

    Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, spoke to reporters following a White House meeting about President…

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    National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility Report

    The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, testified on the commission’s final report. The commission was a…

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    U.S. Federal Debt

    Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles spoke about the work of the president’s debt commission, its final recommendations, and congressional reaction to the report. They also talked…

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