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    Future of American Politics

    The first panel spoke on the changing political culture in the United States and how it will affect the next social contract. Panelists focused on the growing demand for…

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    Tax Reform

    Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, California Congressman George Miller, economists, and experts participated in a panel discussion on financial security and tax reform. Among…

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    Paying for Katrina and Closing the Fiscal Gap

    Following opening remarks by former Representative Stenholm, panelists talked about budget deficit reduction in the context of funding recovery efforts in response to Hurricane Katrina, the…

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    Progressive Solutions to National Budget Crisis

    At a forum titled “The Democratic Alternative: Restoring Fiscal Responsibility,” participants talked about progressive policies and the future of the Democratic…

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    Future of Social Security

    Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions…

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    Social Security Crisis

    A panel of experts discussed the context in which Social Security problems will be considered, and whether or not the Social Security system is in a crisis. Mr. Saving presented…

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    Tax Policy

    Participants talked about tax reform proposals, the state of the economy, and the potential impact of various tax collection methods on workers and the overall economy. Following their…

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    Future of Domestic Policy

    Participants talked about President Bush’s fiscal policies as he enters his second term. Among the issues they addressed were tax policy, Social Security, health care…

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    The Real State of the Union: Election Issues

    After opening remarks by Mr. Fox and Mr. Halstead, the panelists talked about the new challenges at stake in the 2004 election and said the Bush administration was not solving…

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    Long-Term Budget Outlook

    Mr. Holtz-Eakin spoke about long-term budget projections and analyses done by the Congressional Budget Office. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    Real State of the Union

    The panelists talked about the real state of the union. New America Foundation fellows and staff wrote a series of articles on the subject for Atlantic Monthly magazine. Specific…

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    U.S. Government Policies

    The panelists talked about a variety of U.S. economic, social, and fiscal policies. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.

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    Economic Policy

    Ms. MacGuineas talked about the state of the U.S. economy and potential solutions to economic problems such as tax subsidized savings accounts. She also responded to viewer…

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    State of U.S. Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the U.S. economy. Among the issues they addressed were corporate crime, deficit spending, confidence in the stock market, and Republican focus on…

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    Social Security Issues

    Commission members questioned witnesses about the outlook for the Social Security program, as well as potential changes in Social Security.

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