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  • Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard
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    Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    The Concord Coalition released its second annual “Deficit Reduction Congressional Scorecard,” which rates members of Congress based on their votes concerning deficit reduction. The…

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  • The Politics of Deficit Reduction
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    The Politics of Deficit Reduction

    Participants discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. The difficulties with changing Congress were addressed and the solution was felt to be grassroots activism.…

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  • Entitlement Reform and the Deficit
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    Entitlement Reform and the Deficit

    Moderated by Mr. White and Ms. Phillips, the panel discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. They attempted to answer whether or not the need for further budget…

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  • Concord Coalition Opening Remarks
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    Concord Coalition Opening Remarks

    The Concord Coalition is a bipartisan organization that focuses on eliminating the federal budget deficit through educating and organizing the public. The group was founded in 1992 by…

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  • Deficit Reduction Scorecard
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    Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    Former Senators Paul Tsongas, and Warren Rudman, co-chairs of the Concord Coalition, released what the group is calling its first annual deficit reduction scorecard. At the briefing, the…

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  • Balanced Budget Amendment
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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    Witnesses testified on a proposed constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget. Senator Paul Simon, who chaired this hearing, is the chief sponsor of the balanced budget proposal. Mr.…

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  • Federal Entitlement Summit
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    Federal Entitlement Summit

    Former presidential candidate Tsongas is a founding member of the Concord Coalition, which is trying to influence Congress to greatly reduce the federal budget deficit.

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  • Deficit Reduction Proposals
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    Deficit Reduction Proposals

    Two former senators and leaders of the Concord Coalition revealed their deficit-cutting proposals in front of an electronic sign that showed the deficit increasing by the second. Their…

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  • Federal Deficit Issues
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    Federal Deficit Issues

    Former Senator Tsongas and former Senator Rudman responded to questions on federal budget issues during an editorial board meeting with reporters from two Arizona newspapers. Issues brought up in…

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