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  • Social Security Reform Part 1
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    Social Security Reform Part 1

    After some introductory remarks, President Clinton and members of Congress spoke about the need for a national dialogue on Social Security reform. In his remarks, the president used several…

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  • Social Security Symposium
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    Social Security Symposium

    In the first panel, Mr. Apfel talked about the necessity of Social Security for the support of the elderly, disabled and others, but he explained that Social Security alone is not enough for…

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  • Social Security Reform
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    Social Security Reform

    Witnesses testified about plans to use budget surpluses to save Social Security and Medicare as the baby boom generation approaches retirement age. Mr. Summers presented the president’s…

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  • Social Security Reform
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    Social Security Reform

    Ms. Phillips talked about the upcoming conferences at the White House on the future of Social Security which the president mentioned in his State of the Union address. She also took…

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  • Fiscal Year 1998 Federal Budget
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    Fiscal Year 1998 Federal Budget

    The day after the president released his budget proposal, Mr. Karmin moderated this discussion on his budget and the Balanced Budget Amendment. They highlighted various aspects of the…

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  • Deficit Reduction Burden
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    Deficit Reduction Burden

    Participants briefed reporters on a new study of the budget reduction measures enacted during the 104th Congress. They highlighted the report, which concludes that most deficit reduction…

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  • Dole Economic Plan
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    Dole Economic Plan

    Participants examined the details of Bob Dole’s economic proposal, which he released in a speech in Chicago on August 5. They evaluated several aspects of the plan, including its possible…

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  • Washington Sunday Journal
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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Balanced Budget Internet Game
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    Balanced Budget Internet Game

    A balanced federal budget bill created on the Internet was presented. The project allowed citizens to budget the government hypothetically. Participants included scholars and government…

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  • Budget Deficits
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    Budget Deficits

    Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic…

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  • Government vs Private Pensions
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    Government vs. Private Pensions

    Mr. Howe talked about a report that compares federal and military pensions to those in the private sector. They also took questions from the press.

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  • Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget
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    Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget

    Mr. Goldberg and former Senator Danforth discussed various issues concerning entitlement reform, including such entitlements as Social Security, Medicare, unemployment payments and…

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  • Politics of Entitlement
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    Politics of Entitlement

    Panelists discussed balancing the federal budget, especially by reforming entitlement programs. They also took a few questions from the audience.

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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  • Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard
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    Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    The Concord Coalition released its second annual “Deficit Reduction Congressional Scorecard,” which rates members of Congress based on their votes concerning deficit reduction. The…

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  • Entitlements and Health Care Reform
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    Entitlements and Health Care Reform

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  • Entitlement Reform and the Deficit
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    Entitlement Reform and the Deficit

    Moderated by Mr. White and Ms. Phillips, the panel discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. They attempted to answer whether or not the need for further budget…

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  • Concord Coalition Opening Remarks
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    Concord Coalition Opening Remarks

    The Concord Coalition is a bipartisan organization that focuses on eliminating the federal budget deficit through educating and organizing the public. The group was founded in 1992 by…

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  • Deficit Reduction Scorecard
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    Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    Former Senators Paul Tsongas, and Warren Rudman, co-chairs of the Concord Coalition, released what the group is calling its first annual deficit reduction scorecard. At the briefing, the…

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