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  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin
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    Cost of Proposed Deportation Plans

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a recent report by his American Action Forum group on the cost of deporting all of the 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S, and what the…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Campaign 2016 and Economic Issues

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who served as Congressional Budget Office director from 2003-05, talked about economic issues and the latest news on the 2016 presidential election. Topics included the…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin on Health Care Spending
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    Health Care Spending

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a report predicting that health care spending would outpace U.S. economic growth over the next ten years. It also projected spending will rise 6.2 percent…

  • Senator Tom Cotton Remarks on US National Security Priorities
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    National Security Priorities

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said that defense should be the first priority, criticizing the current regime in Iran and the growing…

  • Discussion on Dynamic Scoring
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    Congressional Budget Office Scoring

    Economic and tax policy experts talked about the processes used by the government in drafting and assessing budgets, and the steps taken to communicate and explain those figures to Congress…

  • Discussion on National Policy Issues
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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his fight with the teacher’s…

  • Hearing on Economic Growth Policies
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    Economic Growth Policies

    Three economists testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the state of the U.S. economy and policies leading to job creation and economic growth. This was the first time…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin on Regulation Costs
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    Cost of Obama Administration Regulations

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about his American Action Forum group’s recent report thath calculated the cost of Obama administration regulations to the economy in 2014 were approximately…

  • Discussion on Reforming the US Tax Code
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    U.S. Tax Code

    Tax and economic policy experts talked about ways to improve the U.S. tax code that could appeal to both Republicans and Democrats. They discussed a report from the Center for American Progress…

  • Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform
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    Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform. The described scenarios that increase economic growth, more jobs, and more workers supporting a growing retired…

  • How the ACA Affects Medicare in 2014
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    Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an…

  • Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis
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    Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis

    Panelists including former representatives Barney Frank and Bill Thomas talked about the 2008 financial crisis and what has changed in the past five years. Among the topics they addressed…

  • AFLCIO Hosts Discussion on Path to Citizenship
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    Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of the…

  • Douglas HoltzEakin on Immigration and Tax Reform
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Immigration and Tax Reform

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about congressional efforts to pass an immigration reform bill, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included possible…

  • Panel Explores Economic Effects of Immigration Reform
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    Cost of Immigration and Border Security

    Panelists talked about the costs of immigration reform on the long- and short-term federal budget and the wider impact on the economy. At the time of the program, Congress was working on…

  • Study Examines Health Care Laws Impact on Insurance Premiums
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    Health Care Law and Insurance Premiums

    Panelists talked about the Center Forward study on the impact of the the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, on insurance premiums. The study focused on Arizona, Florida, Illinois,…

  • Secretary Napolitano Details Immigration Reform Efforts
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    Immigration Policy

    Officials testified about Department of Homeland Security efforts on immigration and spoke about the president’s vision for reform. During the hearing the subject of the Boston Marathon…

  • US Economic and Budgetary Outlook
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    U.S. Economic and Budgetary Outlook

    Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary outlook. Hr. Holtz-Eakin cited entitlement spending as an area needing reform. Mr. Greenstein…

  • Future of Homeownership
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    Future of Homeownership

    Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government…

  • Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
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    Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. “Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget…

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