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    Representative Tom Price on Federal Budget Process

    House Budget Committee Chair Tom Price (R-GA) outlined a proposal to make improvements to the federal budget process which includes prohibiting the approval of continuing budget resolutions. In the…

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    Federal Budget and Campaign 2016

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the fiscal implications of the national debt and its role in campaign 2016.

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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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    Federal Budget Process

    House Budget Committee Chair Tom Price (R-GA) talked about the federal budget process at an event hosted by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He said the process is failing…

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    Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal

    Maya MacGuineas gave her analysis of President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, including how it could affect the federal debt.

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    After Words with Michael Tanner

    Michael Tanner talked about his book, Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis, in which he examines the growing national debt. In his book, Mr. Tanner argues that the…

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    Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposals

    Maya MacGuineas analyzed the House and Senate fiscal year 2016 budget proposals. She also talked about how those proposals compare to President Obama’s budget request.

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    Federal Buddget and the 2016 Presidential Campaign

    Former Senators Bob Kerrey (D-NE) and Jack Danforth (R-MO) talked about Congress and the federal budget. Twenty years ago both were members of a bipartisan commission examining Social…

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    Social Security

    Panelists talked about the results of a National Academy of Social Insurance survey on Americans' views on Society Security. Jason Furman, chair of the White House Council of Economic…

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    Long-Term Budget Outlook

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2014 Long-term Budget Outlook, which detailed the nation’s budget picture for the next 75 years. The report warned that the…

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    Budget Deficits

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the Congressional Budget Office report showing that the federal budget deficit fell to $492 billion for fiscal year 2014, a 32 percent decline from 2013. She said that the budget deficit…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for a Responsible…

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    Government Shutdown and National Debt

    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and former budget director in the George W. Bush administration Jim Nussle talked about the national debt and the government shutdown. Both are former…

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    Maya MacGuineas on the Federal Budget

    Maya MacGuineas talked about the ongoing congressional budget battle, focusing on the potential government shutdown. She also discussed a recent Congressional Budget Office report on the federal…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Fiscal policy scholars assessed the impact of deficit reduction on the economy. The speakers provided policy recommendations for reducing the deficit and achieving economic growth. They also addressed…

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    Washington Classroom Maya MacGuineas

    Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, talked about the federal debt and budget deficit. She also addressed automatic spending cuts scheduled for…

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    Debt Reduction and Federal Budget

    A bipartisan group of former U.S. Senate and House Budget Committee chairs and other members urged President Obama and congressional leaders to come together on a comprehensive plan to…

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    Budget Deficit Reform

    Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation. This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth…

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    Fix the Debt Campaign

    May MacGuineas talked about U.S. debt and the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. Nancy Calo read C-SPAN…

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    Federal Debt Reduction

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and by National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling made the opening remarks at a discussion on reducing the federal debt. Senator Portman was…

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