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 comprises six Democrats and six Republicans.
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Henry Aaron Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
Sarah A. Binder Professor George Washington University->Political Science Department
William Eldridge Frenzel U.S. Representative (Former) [R] Minnesota
William G. Gale Co-Director Brookings Institution->Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Ronald Haskins Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
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Deficit Reduction Committee
Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about the members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
Debt Reduction History
Sarah Binder spoke about the history of debt reduction policy and various past attempts to address the problem through…
Preview of Joint Deficit Reduction Committee Meeting
David Hawkings was interviewed by phone about the first meeting of the Joint Deficit Reduction Committee.
President Obama on Deficit Reduction
President Obama outlined his recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. He called for a balanced approach to cut the…