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    Government Shutdown and National Debt

    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former budget director in the George W. Bush administration Jim Nussle talked about the national debt and the government shutdown. Both are former…

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    Debt Reduction and Federal Budget

    A bipartisan group of former U.S. Senate and House Budget Committee chairs and other members urged President Obama and congressional leaders to come together on a comprehensive plan to…

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    Federal Debt Reduction

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and by National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling made the opening remarks at a discussion on reducing the federal debt. Senator Portman was…

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    Tax Reform

    Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit without eliminating tax breaks that benefit large portions of the middle class. Mark Zandi said going…

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    Senator Baucus on Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) called on Congress to extend the Bush-era tax cuts on incomes under $250,000 and avoid another damaging fight over the debt ceiling. He said the…

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    Reducing Health Care Costs

    Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more efficient…

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    Campaign to Fix the Debt Press Conference

    Small business owners, CEOs and former political leaders from the Campaign to Fix the Debt held a briefing on Capitol Hill on avoiding the fiscal cliff and debt reduction. They discussed the diversity of the group which…

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