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  • Fiscal Cliff Simpson and Bowles
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    Fiscal Cliff, Simpson and Bowles

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget…

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  • Debt and Deficit Reduction
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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg…

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  • Speaker Boehner on the US Economy and Fiscal Challenges
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    Speaker Boehner on the U.S. Economy and Fiscal Challenges

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke at a day-long Peterson Foundation forum on the U.S. economy and fiscal challenges. During his speech he criticized President Obama and Senate Democrats for…

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  • Solutions for Americas Future
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    Solutions for America's Future

    Officials from six Washington, D.C. think tanks talk about their plans for reducing the budget deficit and national debt. Peter Peterson made closing remarks.

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  • Bill Clinton on Budget Deficit and and Debt Reduction
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    Bill Clinton on Budget Deficit and and Debt Reduction

    Gwen Ifill interviewed former President Bill Clinton about the federal budget deficit and national debt. He talked about House Republican budget plan and its cuts to Medicare. He referred to the…

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  • 2011 Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit
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    2011 Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit

    The Peter Peterson Foundation held its second annual day-long fiscal summit to discuss reduction of the current federal budget debt and long-term national debt. Foundation Founder and…

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  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Robert Rubin and Bill Clinton Interviews
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Robert Rubin and Bill Clinton Interviews

    Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Former President Clinton talked about reducing the federal deficit at the 2010 Fiscal Summit held at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. In his remarks on immigration and…

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  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Closing
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

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  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Opening
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Opening

    Q&A DISCUSSION WITH: Erskine Bowles, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Alan Simpson, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

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  • emRunning on Emptyem  Book Group Discussion
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    Running on Empty: Book Group Discussion

    The Public Affairs Book Group discussed Peter Peterson’s book Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It, published…

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  • Budget Outlook
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    Budget Outlook

    Participants talked about the federal budget outlook for the following year and the long-term effects of budget deficits on the economy. Among the topics they addressed were the projected…

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  • Budget and Entitlement Programs
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    Budget and Entitlement Programs

    Participants talked about budget issues and entitlement reform. Among the topics he addressed were Social Security solvency, budget deficits, and budget predictions. Following their remarks…

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  • Budget Issues
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    Budget Issues

    Participants talked with reporters about saving federal dollars for the future through budget policy, tax cuts, and disciplined use of the federal budget surplus. Among the issues they…

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  • Economic Patriot Dinner
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    Economic Patriot Dinner

    The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through reforming…

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  • Budget Deficits
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    Budget Deficits

    Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.

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  • Economic Awards Dinner
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    Economic Awards Dinner

    Chairman Greenspan was presented with the Economic Patriot Award, following which he talked about federal budget and deficit issues. After prepared remarks by several speakers, questions…

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  • United We Stand America Day 1 Part 2
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    United We Stand America Day 1 Part 2

    Legislators, other political leaders and various experts talked about issues facing the United States as the next century begins. Professor Koltikoff spoke about the budget deficit’s impact on…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    This was the last hearing of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement. The goal of the commission was to recommend ways to help control entitlement spending. Some approaches include cutting…

    91 views
  • Growing Entitlement Burden
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    Growing Entitlement Burden

    Mr. Peterson spoke about the relationship between entitlements, the growing national debt and the U.S. economy. He argued that current U.S. society is leaving a crushing debt and tax burden…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members heard testimony from representatvies of several groups concerning procedures for reforming entitlement programs and the tax structure.

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