U.S. Economy and the Federal Budget

In the opening panel of Bloomberg News' day-long forum on the U.S. economy, economists assessed the state of the U.S. economy and prospects… read more

In the opening panel of Bloomberg News' day-long forum on the U.S. economy, economists assessed the state of the U.S. economy and prospects for growth and recovery. Topics included the role of the Federal Reserve, tax policy, and the price of oil. All agreed that Congress must address the federal debt and budget deficit. 

In the second portion, panelists talked about the economy and U.S. federal debt and spending. House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) in his remarks said he does not believe Congress will resolve any major looming budget issues before the presidential election. Other topics included tax revenue and Mitt Romney’s economic proposals. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
305747-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 1, 2012
Last Aired:
May 3, 2012

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  • May 01, 2012 | 8:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2012 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 01, 2012 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 01, 2012 | 9:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 2012 | 1:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 2012 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 03, 2012 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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