Economic Leadership

Senator Baucus, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, spoke about the competitiveness of the United States in the world… read more

Senator Baucus, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, spoke about the competitiveness of the United States in the world economy. He talked about bills he would introduce that would address the U.S. competitiveness in education, energy, health, savings, research, taxes, and international trade. His highest priority was on education, with his bills providing free tuition for science and engineering students; raising starting teacher salaries; and creating partnerships with employers and continuing education centers to teach technological skills. Following his speech, the senator responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience. Mr. Salant moderated the event. close

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Economic Leadership

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Program ID:
190873-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 3, 2006

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  • Jan 25, 2006 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jan 27, 2006 | 7:22pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2006 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
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