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  • Vanessa Williamson Discusses emRead My Lipsem
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    Read My Lips

    Vanessa Williamson talked about her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, in which she examines Americans attitudes on the U.S. tax system in her book. Through a national…

    547 views
  • Representative Mac Thornberrry Discusses Military Readiness
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    Military Readiness

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about military readiness and national security issues. Topics included acquisition reforms such as online buying, agility, budget…

    427 views
  • Representative DeLauro on Child Poverty Programs
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    Representative DeLauro on Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. Representative Rosa DeLauro…

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  • Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs
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    Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. Robert Doar, former commissioner…

    57 views
  • Universal Child Allowance
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    Universal Child Allowance

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts discussed…

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  • Existing Child Poverty Programs
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    Existing Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts examined…

    107 views
  • emIranContraem
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    Iran-Contra

    Malcolm Byrne talked about his book, Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power, in which he looks at the Iran-Contra scandal. Mr. Byrne used declassified…

    879 views
  • Representative Adam Schiff DCA Delivers Remarks at the Brookings Institution
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    Congress and Democracy Around the World

    House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his committee heard testimony on Russian tampering in the U.S. presidential election. He spoke about the…

    253 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Government Statistics
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    Government Statistics

    Panelists talked about the beneficial value of government collected data. Rebecca Blank, former Acting Commerce Secretary in the Obama dministration and Martin Feldstein, former chair of…

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  • Brookings Institution Examines Trump Administration Defense Priorities
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    Trump Administration Defense Priorities

    Two former Obama administration Defense Department officials were among the three panelists a discussion on possible defense policies and strategies under President Trump. Topics included…

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  • General Joseph Dunford Discusses US National Security Priorities
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    General Joseph Dunford on National Security Priorities

    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford spoke about global threats and U.S. national security priorities. He focused on what the U.S. is doing to address threats from ISIS*,…

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  • Brookings Institution Hosts Discussion on the Affordable Care Act
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    Health Care Law Replacement, Part 1

    Michael Morrisey presented the summary finds of research conducted on the extent and nature of competition in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces in the five states of California, Florida, Michigan, North…

    310 views
  • Public Investment Project Selection
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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 Law Replacement Part 2
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    Health Care Law Replacement, Part 2

    Panelists discussed the health care law’s successes and failures as the Republican-led Congress prepared to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Panelists, including state-level experts and national leaders in health…

    78 views
  • Public Investment Represenatatives DeLauro amd Reed
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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
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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
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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 AntiPoverty Transfers
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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.…

    107 views
  • Larry Summers on Public Investment
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    Larry Summers on Public Investment

    Larry Summers, both a former Obama administration White House Economic Council director and secretary of the treasury in the Clinton administration, made remarks on public investments…

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  • Health Care Policy Part 2
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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…

    184 views
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