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    Public Investment, Represenatatives DeLauro amd Reed

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Thomas Reed (R-NY) talked aobut the importance of federal infrastructure spending. They also discussed prospects of the new Congress passing a major…

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    Public Investment Policies

    Poverty studies and federal budget experts talked about the implementation of public investment policies. In addition, Ted McCann, staff assistant to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI),…

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    Public Investment in Education

    Professors Sarah Turner and Richard Murnane addressed education policy and public investments in education. This program was the fourth in a Brookings Institution series of discussions on…

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    Public Investment Anti-Poverty Transfers

    Professor Kristin Butcher delivered remarks on the findings of her research on the short and long-term effects of anti-poverty transfer programs on children in the families who receive them.…

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    Public Investment Project Selection

    Four economic researchers talked about the best ways to spend public investment dollars on transportation, water, and education infrastructure projects. They discussed which projects should…

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    Health Care Policy, Part 2

    Two former congressional staffers and other health care policy experts talked about the issues facing America’s health care system as the Trump administration entered office. This…

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    Health Care Policy, Part 1

    Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX), a physician and chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, talked about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable…

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    Education Policy in the Trump Administration

    Former Obama administration education secretary Arne Duncan participated in a Brookings Institution panel discussion about what to expect from the Trump administration in terms of federal education policy.…

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    Political Future of Cities

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) and Tristram Hunt, a Labour member of the British House of Commons, were the featured speakers at a Brookings Institution event on the political future of…

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    Nursing Homes

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' ratings system to evaluate U.S. nursing home facilities.

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    Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

    Criminal justice and civil rights officials reflected on their eight years of work in the Obama administration. They addressed work they believe still needs to be done, and the changes they hope…

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    Paris Climate Agreement

    Panelists talked about the future of the Paris climate agreement and collaboration among the U.S. and Japan in combating climate change. In addition, speakers outlined efforts to implement…

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    Economic Growth and Inequality

    French economist Philippe Aghion talked about economic growth, taxation, and inequality in the U.S. and Europe, followed by a response from Heather Boushey, who served as chief economist for…

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    2017 Policy Goals for the Trump Administration

    At a conference about presidential transitions and the potential policy agenda for the first year of the Trump administration officials from the Reagan through Obama administrations discussed their experiences in…

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    Media Coverage of 2016 Presidential Election

    Susan Glasser talked about her latest Brookings essay, “Covering Politics in a Post-Truth America", outlining how political reporting had changed and whether facts still mattered. Then she was…

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    Trump Administration National Security and Foreign Policy

    At a conference about presidential transitions and the potential policy agenda for the first year of the Trump administration two George W. Bush administration officials discussed how national security and foreign…

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    Presidential Transitions

    At a conference about presidential transitions and the potential policy agenda for the first year of the Trump administration officials involved on the transition teams of Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama…

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    Egyptian Foreign Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry talked about his nation’s strategic partnership with the U.S., eradicating sectarianism, and his country’s vision for restoring peace and stability to the…

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    Israeli Defense Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman talked about the U.S.-Israel relationship. Some of the topics he discussed included Iran, the roles of the U.S. and Russia in the Middle East, and the…

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    Secretary of State John Kerry on Middle East Challenges

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about the situation in the Middle East and challenges facing the new Trump administration, as well as the Obama administration’s legacy in the region. Topics…

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