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    After Words with Sebastian Mallaby

    Sebastian Mallaby talked about his book, The Man who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan. He was interviewed by Alice Rivlin.

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    2016 Election and the Congressional Agenda

    Panelists analyzed the 2016 election results, their impact on the budgetary process in the lame-duck session of Congress, and how President-elect Trump could work with the new Congress in 2017.…

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    Defense Budget and Priorities

    The Brookings Institution’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence hosted a discussion on defense spending and priorities for the 115th Congress and the president who succeeds the…

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    Improving Health and Health Care

    Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Prevention Task Force released their report A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America They talked about the…

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    Federal Spending Caps

    Panelists talked about federal budget priorities and how to manage budget cuts for defense and social programs.

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    Military Health Care System

    Dr. Jonathan Woodson spoke about the complexities of and efforts to reform the U.S. military health care system. Following his remarks, panelists discussed the same issue.

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    Health Care Data Releases

    The Brookings Institution’s' Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform hosted a forum on transparency within medical data. Three panels of health care policy and data experts talked about…

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    Secretary Burwell on the Affordable Care Act

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell talked about the Affordable Care Act and the quality of health insurance coverage as the Obama administration prepared for a new…

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    Implementing the Affordable Care Act in Southern States

    Reports were presemted giving an overview of the progress in implementing the Affordable Care Act in southern states. and then state reports were presented for seven of the states: Alabama, Florida,…

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    Long-Term Health Care

    Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term care…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Alice Rivlin

    Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked about the Affordable Care Act, the federal budget, the earned income tax credit, and the U.S. trade…

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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage regardless of…

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    States and Health Care Costs, Panel Discussion

    Policy experts talked about the findings of the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission report that states need to take a leadership role in controlling health care costs. The report,…

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    Early Childhood Health Care

    Mark McClellan and Alice Rivlin led a discussion on improving health care. Among the topics addressed were investing in early childhood health care, integrating community development with…

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    Reducing Health Care Costs

    Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more efficient…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Ben White moderated.…

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    U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg…

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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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    Tax Code Changes

    Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) outlined his committee’s efforts to write a proposal for changing the U.S. tax code. He said revenue must be part of tax reform efforts. After the…

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