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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

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    Politico Morning Money Breakfast with Valerie Jarrett

    Valerie Jarrett was interviewed by Ben White at Politico’s Morning Money Breakfast briefing. She outlined President Obama’s continuing agenda in his second term focusing on…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Opening

    Q&A DISCUSSION WITH:
    Erskine Bowles, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
    Alan Simpson, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Fiscal Policy

    Panelists spoke about fiscal policy and potential ways to reduce the national debt. They also spoke about the state of teh economy, financial regulatory reforms being considered by…

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    National Debt and Investment in Science

    Juan Enriquez, the head of Harvard University’s Life Sciences Project, talked about how the national debt was preventing investment in the latest scientific developments.
    “A…

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    2011 Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit

    The Peter Peterson Foundation held its second annual day-long fiscal summit to discuss reduction of the current federal budget debt and long-term national debt. Foundation Founder and…

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    Consumer Financial Protection

    Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a Politico “Morning Money” breakfast. He said he considers some of the scrutiny…

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    Reducing Health Care Costs

    Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more…

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    Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Health Care Panel

    Panelists spoke about health care reform legislation, the potential impact of new health care regulations on the economy, and the overall effect on the national debt. 

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    Tax Reform

    Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit without eliminating tax breaks that benefit large portions of the middle class. Mark…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new…

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