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  • Center for Study of Responsive Law Conference Part 1
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    Center for Study of Responsive Law Conference, Part 1

    Ralph Nader, a consumer advocate and two-time presidential candidate, and several experts delivered remarks on capitalism and free market policies at a day-long conference hosted by the…

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  • Center for Study of Responsive Law Conference Part 2
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    Center for Study of Responsive Law Conference, Part 2

    Consumer advocate and two-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader and and several experts delivered remarks on capitalism and free market policies at a day-long conference hosted by the…

    375 views
  • emBloomberg Governmentem Hosts Discussion on US Infrastructure
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    Local Infrastructure Projects

    The mayors of Washington, D.C., and Oklahoma City were among the panelists who talked about the importance of funding infrastructure projects at the local level. “National Priorities for U.S.…

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  • Discussion Focuses on the 2008 Financial Crisis
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    Housing Policy and the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Panelists debated the causes of the 2008 financial crisis. Policy experts discussed whether and to what extent U.S. government housing policy contributed to the crisis, as well as implications…

    675 views
  • Discussion on Wages and Economic Growth
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    Wages and Economic Growth, Panel Discussion

    Economic and labor analysts talked about raising wages for low-wage workers in the United States. Topics included the economic impact of raising wages, voluntary increases versus federal…

    202 views
  • Progressive Movement and the 2012 Elections
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    Progressive Movement and the 2012 Elections

    Participants called on progressives to vote in November, re-elect President Obama, and get more progressive candidates into Congress. Representative Schakowsky (D-IL) said the Republican…

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  • Community Banks and Economic Growth
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    Community Banks and Economic Growth

    Witnesses testified on the services community banks and credit unions provide. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of regulations on small banks, the role of community banks,…

    408 views
  • International Regulatory Coordination
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    International Regulatory Coordination

    Witnesses testified about differences in financial regulatory approaches between the U.S. and other countries, and the effects of those disparities on U.S. companies and the economy at large. Topics…

    264 views
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability Economists Panel
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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on the successes and failures of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). This was the final hearing of TARP panel, which is scheduled to dissolve on April 3, 2011.

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  • Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability Regulators Panel
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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability, Regulators Panel

    Regulators who dealt with aspects of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) testified on the success and failures of the program. This was the final hearing of TARP panel, which is…

    585 views
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability Treasury Department Panel
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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability, Treasury Department Panel

    Following opening statements from committee members, a Treasury Department official testified on the impact of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). This was the final hearing of TARP…

    891 views
  • House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Jobs
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    House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Jobs

    The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee held a hearing on job creation and the economy. Among the topics they addressed were proposals to increase cooperation with the private…

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  • Commercial Real Estate and Bank Stability Federal Officials Panel
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    Commercial Real Estate and Bank Stability, Federal Officials Panel

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the commercial real estate market on the stability of banks. In his testimony, Patrick Parkinson said that banks have only taken 40 to 50 percent of the…

    284 views
  • Home Mortgage Market
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    Home Mortgage Market

    Panelists talked about efforts to regulate home mortgage foreclosures. They also answered questions from the audience.

    273 views
  • TARP Oversight
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    TARP Oversight

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Among the topics he addressed were the cost efficiency of TARP, the potential impact of faulty…

    441 views
  • Mortgage Modifications and Foreclosure Paperwork Panel 2
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    Mortgage Modifications and Foreclosure Paperwork, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on investigations into the use of faulty foreclosure documents and potential regulation of mortgage practices. They also talked about processing mortgage foreclosures,…

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  • Mortgage Modifications and Foreclosure Paperwork Phyllis Caldwell Testimony
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    Mortgage Modifications and Foreclosure Paperwork, Phyllis Caldwell Testimony

    Phyllis Caldwell testified on investigations into the use of faulty foreclosure documents and the Home Affordable Mortgage Program funded through the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). In her…

    767 views
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program and Executive Pay Academic Panel
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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Executive Pay, Academic Panel

    Academics testified on executive pay at companies that received taxpayer assistance through the Trouble Asset Relief Program (TARP). They also talked about Kenneth Feingerg’s role as…

    239 views
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program and Executive Pay Kenneth Feinberg Testimony
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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Executive Pay, Kenneth Feinberg Testimony

    Kenneth Feinberg testified on executive pay at companies that received taxpayer assistance through the Trouble Asset Relief Program (TARP). He also talked about his role as special master…

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  • Oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program
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    Oversight of Troubled Asset Relief Program

    Treasury Secretayr Geithner testified about the status of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). In his remarks he said that banks had repaid about 75 percent of the bailout…

    717 views
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