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    Fiscal Responsibility Summit Closing

    President Obama made closing remarks to members of Congress, senior administration officials, business leaders, policy makers and economists at a fiscal summit to examine fiscal…

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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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    The Future of Health Care

    Panelists talked about the future and direction of health care reform. Among the topics addressed were potential changes in health care financing policy in an Obama administration,…

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    Public Response to Deficit Reduction

    Participants spoke about efforts to reduce the deficit through spending cuts and tax reform, as well as public perceptions of the various proposals offered over the prior few…

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    Italian-American Awards Gala

    The National Italian American Foundation held its 32nd Anniversary Awards Gala at the Hilton Washington and Towers Hotel. Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese received the…

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    Debt Reduction Task Force Plan

    Commission members spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of Restoring America’s Future, a “bipartisan, comprehensive, and politically viable budget plan to…

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    National Health Care

    Panelists talked about medical and health research. Topics included the national agenda issues; strategies for winning influence for science; and the complicated issues that influence…

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    Health and Dignity

    At the opening plenary session of the 2004 National Governors' Association Winter Meeting, NGA Chairman Governor Kempthorne released the first report from his “A Lifetime of Health…

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    Prescription Drugs and Medicare

    Witnesses testified about proposals to provide prescription medication programs through Medicare. Among the issues they addressed were the costs of medicine and funding Medicare.

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    Tobacco and Teen Smoking

    Representatives from congressional staff, the tobacco industry and an anti-tobacco advocacy group talked about tobacco and teen smoking. They discussed the problem of teen smoking and…

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    Joe Camel Advertising Campaign

    Mr. Levy and Mr. Novelli discussed the Federal Trade Commission decision to charge R.J. Reynolds with unfair advertising, claiming that its Joe Camel campaign targets children.

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    Tobacco Settlement

    Attorneys general from a number of states announced a settlement reached today with the tobacco industry. The settlement will create a trust fund to pay for medical costs resulting…

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    Democratic Presidential Forum

    Democratic presidential candidates discussed various issues, particularly the issues of aging and health care. They answered questions from audience members. 

    Mr. Todd…

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    Tobacco Settlement

    In their third meeting, committee members met to discuss the recent proposed settlement between the tobacco companies and attorneys general from most states. The members compared the…

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    Health Care Security

    In one of eight break-out (concurrent) sessions at an economic forum sponsored by the White House, President Bush, Health care professionals, and others talked about health care policy and…

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    Future of the Health Care System

    Participants talked to reporters about the potential impact of the aging “baby boomers” on the health care system into 2030, and a report on the ability of the health care…

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    Child Poverty

    Participants talked about the problem of child poverty. Among the topics they addressed were the number of children living in poverty, the effect of growing up in poverty, and programs…

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    Tobacco Regulations

    After attending a news conference on tobacco regulations by President Clinton, representatives from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and members of Congress talked to reporters about the…

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    AARP Legislative Priorities

    Officials of AARP announced their 2007 legislative agenda. Topics included health care, economic security, and Social Security. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    AARP Legislative Priorities

    Officials from the AARP provided an overview of the group’s legislative agenda for 2006. They said Congress should revise the 2003 Medicare law to allow the Department of Health and…

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