U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker spoke at… read more

Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker spoke at the World Affairs Councils of America’s national conference. Mr Rattner discussed the auto bailout, saying that addressing the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree on a new budget, is crucial to the nation’s economic health now and in the future. Ms. Crebo-Rediker discussed attracting foreign companies and job creation. She argued that one of the great opportunities is shale gas and an abundant low-price gas supply. Part of a national security conference Friday hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America. close

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 10, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 13, 2012

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  • Nov 10, 2012 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2012 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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