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  • 1990 Federal Budget Deal
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    1990 Federal Budget Deal

    Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the…

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  • Budget and Working with Congress
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    Budget and Working with Congress

    A former congressional staffer, two former U.S. Representatives, and President George H.W. Bush’s chief of staff talked about the process and politics of negotiating the 1990 federal…

    108 views
  • US Debt and Fiscal Outlook
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    U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook

    A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges. All of the panelists agreed that political…

    370 views
  • US Fiscal Policy
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    U.S. Fiscal Policy

    Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) talked about the federal budget situation, and afterward panelists discussed her remarks and the prospects for Congress reaching a budget agreement and plan for economic…

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  • Republican Presidential Candidates and National Debt
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    Republican Presidential Candidates and National Debt

    Panelists discussed the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s report on the Republican 2012 presidential candidates' economic plans and their impact on the national debt. They also…

    147 views
  • Federal Budget Reform Proposals
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    Federal Budget Reform Proposals

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Peterson-Pew Commission held a discussion on proposals for reforming the federal budget process. Speakers included House Budget…

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  • Joint Deficit Reduction Committee
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    Joint Deficit Reduction Committee

    Panelists talked about the newly created joint congressional Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, which was created on August 2, 2011, as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and…

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  • State of Politics in Washington
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    State of Politics in Washington

    Four former members of Congress talked about the state of politics in Washington, D.C., the 2010 midterm elections and the politics of the upcoming 112th Congress. C-SPAN’s Distance…

    162 views
  • Federal Debt and the Budget Process
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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several former…

    142 views
  • Congressional Ethics Code
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    Congressional Ethics Code

    The House Office of Congressional Ethics held its first public meeting, in the Longworth House Office Building, to allow public comment on the new draft rules and code of conduct.

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  • Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention
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    Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a forum at the National Press Club on the economic and budgetary consequences of the financial bailout. The first panel discussed the…

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  • Federal Intervention Financial Plan Forum
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    Federal Intervention Financial Plan Forum

    The panel talked about the fate and implications of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Topics included the rescue package, the 2008 election cycle, the international…

    637 views
  • Campaign Insiders on the 1992 Elections
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    Campaign Insiders on the 1992 Elections

    Representatives from the campaigns of the three major presidential candidates in the 1992 elections spoke at a forum on the results of the 1992 elections. The campaign staffers discussed…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Elections for the 101st Congress was shown. Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX) was elected Speaker of the House. Party leaders were announced and an election of other House officers was held.

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  • Congress and LongTerm Issues
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    Congress and Long-Term Issues

    First, former Senator Daschle talked about health care legislation, with former Rep. Frenzel (R-MN) responding. They answered audience members' questions. Then three experts presented…

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  • Foley Speakership
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    Foley Speakership

    Former Representative Foley spoke about his experiences as speaker of the House of Representatives and the role of speaker. Following his remarks he and former colleagues talked about…

    109 views
  • Why Cant Congress Balance the Budget
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    Why Can't Congress Balance the Budget?

    Retiring Representative Bill Frenzel addressed the National Economists Club on “Why Can’t Congress Balance the Budget?.” He gave a twenty-year perspective on the inherent problems with the…

    50 views
  • Tax Reform
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    Tax Reform

    Mr. Frenzel spoke about a tax reform panel and the plan it will pass onto President Bush. Included in the plan were: A flat tax of 15 percent on capital gains, interest and dividends; a…

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  • Tax Reform Panel Final Meeting
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    Tax Reform Panel Final Meeting

    At a final meeting of an advisory panel on proposed tax reform, members discussed two plans for changes for federal income and corporate taxes. The first plan would simplify the current…

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  • Tax Reform Issues
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    Tax Reform Issues

    The President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform members met to discuss issues associated with tax reform. Among the topics they addressed were limitations on tax deductions for…

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