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    Public Displays of Religion

    Professor Carter, author of the recent book, The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious Devotion, spoke about the debate over the concept of the separation…

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    Economic Patriot Dinner

    The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through…

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    The Elections and the Federal Debt

    The co-authors of a new book, A Nation in Debt, A Generation in Trouble, talked about federal spending, so-called generational justice and economic campaign issues. They took questions…

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    Washington Tuesday 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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    Balanced Budget Issues

    The participants discussed the status of federal budget negotiations.

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    Formulating the Federal Budget

    The participants discussed formulating the federal budget, tax and Social Security policy and other topics. They took questions from the audience. Former Reps. Penny and…

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    Bellman and Giamo Tribute Dinner

    Administration officials and other dignitaries paid tribute to Mr. Bellman and Mr. Giamo, the founders of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

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    Future of Independent Politics

    Participants spoke about the search for a new political party and programs between conservatives and liberals, Democrats and Republicans. They outlined their positions on several…

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    Is a Budget Train Wreck Inevitable?

    Participants discussed the budget debate between Congress and President Clinton over the thirteen appropriations bills that must be passed for the federal government to continue normal…

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    Social Security Privatization Project

    Participants talked to reporters about two reports on privatizing the Social Security system.

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    Preserving Future of Medicare

    Participants spoke about the crisis facing the Medicare system and their solutions to the problem.

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    Patriot Party Second Annual Convention

    The party, formed by former supporters of Ross Perot, held its second annual convention. Speakers spoke about the need for a third party, and criticized Republicans and Democrats for…

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    Fixing Farm Policy

    Former Congressman Penny and others announced a new Progressive Foundation report called, “Ending Agricultural Entitlements: How to Fix Farm Policy.” Rep. Dooley is a…

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    Book Discussion on Common Cents

    Former Congressman Penny and Mr. Garrett talked about their book, Common Cents, published by Little, Brown and Company. The book focuses on Washington culture and how Washington…

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    Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget

    Mr. Goldberg and former Senator Danforth discussed various issues concerning entitlement reform, including such entitlements as Social Security, Medicare, unemployment payments and…

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    Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    The Concord Coalition released its second annual “Deficit Reduction Congressional Scorecard,” which rates members of Congress based on their votes concerning deficit…

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