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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Former Senate Budget Committee Chairs Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the next steps to debt and deficit reduction. Topics included the raising of the debt ceiling, Social Security and Medicare reform, and sequestration. Kent Conrad showed various slides regarding revenue and spending during his speech. Following their presentations, they answered questions from the audience. Former Senator Gregg said during questioning that he did not believe an agreement could be worked out in the House but rather in the Senate.
    This event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., was part of Leading Authorities' Association Lecture Series, co-hosted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.*There were introductory videos.