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  • Public Response to Deficit Reduction
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    Public Response to Deficit Reduction

    Participants spoke about efforts to reduce the deficit through spending cuts and tax reform, as well as public perceptions of the various proposals offered over the prior few months. They…

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  • Federal Oversight of Car Safety Standards
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    Federal Oversight of Car Safety Standards

    Former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrators, automobile industry executives, and a Detroit News reporter who covered the Congressional hearings on the Toyota recalls talked…

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  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oversight
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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oversight

    David Strickland testified on he National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator (NHTSA) handling of Toyota car recalls. The subcommittee also heard from car industry and safety association…

    498 views
  • Dave McCurdy on Aid to the Auto Industry
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    Dave McCurdy on Aid to the Auto Industry

    Dave McCurdy spoke about federal assistance to the auto industry. Last week General Motors filed for bankruptcy, with President Obama announcing the government would take a 60% percent…

    44 views
  • Climate Change Legislation Panel 3
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    Climate Change Legislation, Panel 3

    Experts testified on the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation would cut carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent by 2020 and by 83 percent by…

    173 views
  • Federal Aid to Auto Industry
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    Federal Aid to Auto Industry

    Dave McCurdy talked about federal assistance to the auto industry and why the auto industry should receive additional aid. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

    37 views
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy CAFE Standard
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    Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standard

    Dave McGurdy talked about a proposal by Transportation Department Secretary Mary Peters to raise the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for new passenger cars to 35.7 miles per…

    191 views
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy Legislation
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    Corporate Average Fuel Economy Legislation

    A hearing was held on pending legislation about the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for automobile gasoline mileage. Witnesses testified about current fuel efficiency,…

    87 views
  • Broadband Deployment
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    Broadband Deployment

    The committee held the third of three hearings to review the revised substitute version of S. 2686, the Communications, Consumers' Choice, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006. Witnesses…

    135 views
  • Finding a Successful Strategy for Iraq
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    Finding a Successful Strategy for Iraq

    Senator Lieberman and Mr. Krepinevich spoke about the next steps for a successful strategy in Iraq. They discussed the cost of failure in Iraq, progress made since the beginning of the war,…

    25 views
  • Cyber Security Policy Briefing
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    Cyber Security Policy Briefing

    Internet security executives spoke about programs designed to provide better information security. Among the topics they addressed were providing effective warnings of security threats,…

    2,015 views
  • Public Policy and the New Economy
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    Public Policy and the New Economy

    The panelists talked about the impact the digital revolution is having on the political process and political parties, while addressing the question of whether the new economy has created a…

    21 views
  • AntiTerrorism Policy
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    Anti-Terrorism Policy

    The council examined the nature and sources of terrorist threats and actions against Americans. They discussed various methods of combating terrorism and the advantages and disadvantages of…

    45 views
  • Washington Sunday Journal
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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

    34 views
  • Democratic Political Agenda
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    Democratic Political Agenda

    Rep. McCurdy, who is the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, discussed the council’s agenda. He lost the Oklahoma Senate race to Jim Inhofe after being a vocal supporter of…

    23 views
  • PostElection Democratic Policy
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    Post-Election Democratic Policy

    The panelists analyzed the Democratic losses in the November midterm elections, the change to Republican leadership in both houses of Congress and the challenge of regaining power.

    25 views
  • Vice Presidential Speech
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    Vice Presidential Speech

    Rep. McCurdy introduced Vice President Gore, a founding member of the Democratic Leadership Council ten years ago. The vice president described the DLC as “the intellectual basis of the…

    43 views
  • PostElection Democratic Policy
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    Post-Election Democratic Policy

    The banquet and gala celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Democratic Leadership Council opened with speeches immediately prior to a speech by President Clinton. Humorous parodies were…

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  • PostElection Democratic Policy Opening
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    Post-Election Democratic Policy Opening

    The Democratic Leadership Council and the Progressive Policy Institute sponsored a post-election policy forum to analyze the results of the 1994 midterm elections. In opening remarks, DLC chair McCurdy…

    25 views
  • Campaign Almanac
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    Campaign Almanac

    Washington House and New York gubernatorial campaigns coverage included background on the states and the candidates, the issues, and the status of the races. A live simulcast of the KXLY-TV…

    187 views
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