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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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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd…

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    Government Shutdown and National Debt

    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former budget director in the George W. Bush administration Jim Nussle talked about the national debt and the government shutdown. Both are…

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    U.S. National Debt

    Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal deficit and national debt. The issue of…

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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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    Debt Reduction and Federal Budget

    A bipartisan group of former U.S. Senate and House Budget Committee chairs and other members urged President Obama and congressional leaders to come together on a comprehensive plan to…

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    Maya MacGuineas on Federal Budget Deficit Reduction

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s new plan for deficit reduction, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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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…

    727 views
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    Future of Deficit Reduction

    Maya MacGuiness talked about congressional efforts to reach agreement on ways to reduce the federal budget deficit..She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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    After Words with David Cay Johnston

    David Cay Johnston talked about his book Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill), published by Portfolio. The…

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    Budget Deficits

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the Congressional Budget Office report showing that the federal budget deficit fell to $492 billion for fiscal year 2014, a 32 percent decline from 2013. She…

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    White House and Republican Budget Proposals

    Maya MacGuineas talked about key aspects of the 2012 fiscal year budget proposals submitted by President Obama and House Republicans. Topics included projected long- and short-term…

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    U.S. and Global Economic Outlook

    Maya MacGuineas and Barry Anderson testified about the economic outlook and fiscal policy in the U.S. and abroad. In their remarks they recommended that the government consider capping…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for…

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    Federal Budget Debate in Congress

    Republican and Democratic staff members on the House Budget Committee debated the prospects of government shutdown and a short-term resolution on the continuing resolution to fund the…

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    Maya MacGuineas on the Federal Budget

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the ongoing congressional budget battle, focusing on the potential government shutdown. She also discussed a recent Congressional Budget Office report on…

    392 views
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    Federal Budget and Deficits

    Economics professors testified on a target for long-term fiscal sustainability for the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were the amount of debt backed by foreign governments, deficit…

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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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    Budget Deficits and and Economic Growth

    Panelists talked about the state of the economy, deficit reduction strategies, and negotiations over federal debt reduction. They also talked about the work of the Joint Select…

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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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