William "Bill" Eldridge Frenzel

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William "Bill" Eldridge Frenzel has 295 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 67 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 5,399 views per program. Most appearances with Pete V. Domenici (18), Leon E. Panetta (15), Alice M. Rivlin (10). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Budget Deficit, Tax Policy.

Appearances by Title:c. July 24, 2008 - Present Board Member, House Office of Congressional Ethics

Videos: 1 c. March 5, 1997 - Present Co-Chairman, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Videos: 10 c. October 1, 2008 - Present Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Videos: 1 c. July 1, 2004 - Present Guest Scholar, Brookings Institution

Videos: 1 c. January 7, 2005 - Present Member, President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform

Videos: 5 c. January 1, 2004 - Present Founding Member, Board of Directors, Project Vote Smart

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U.S. Representative, R-MN 3rd January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1991 Videos: 251 Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution c. April 8, 1994 - c. January 13, 1999 Videos: 14 Director, Governmental Affairs Institute c. January 13, 1999 - c. February 23, 1999 Videos: 2 President, Ripon Society c. May 17, 1995 - c. September 5, 1995 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Budget and Working with Congress

    Budget and Working with Congress

    A former congressional staffer, two former U.S. Representatives, and President George H.W. Bush’s chief of staff talked…

  • 1990 Federal Budget Deal

    1990 Federal Budget Deal

    Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal…

  • U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s…

  • U.S. Fiscal Policy

    U.S. Fiscal Policy

    Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) talked about the federal budget situation, and afterward panelists discussed her remarks and the prospects…

  • Republican Presidential Candidates and National Debt

    Republican Presidential Candidates and National Debt

    Panelists discussed the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s report on the Republican 2012 presidential candidates'…

  • Federal Budget Reform Proposals

    Federal Budget Reform Proposals

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Peterson-Pew Commission held a discussion on proposals for reforming…

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