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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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    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 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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    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…

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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

    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…

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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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    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

    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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