1,752Apr 4, 2013
Federal Debt and the Economy
Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about the impact of national debt on the economy. They criticized the economic and ...
210Jan 14, 2013
Meeting to Make America Work
Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus ...
226Dec 11, 2012
Fiscal Cliff Issues
Panelists talked about issues related to the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget ...
720Nov 19, 2012
David Walker on the Fiscal Cliff
David Walker discussed his ideas for averting the “fiscal cliff,” and his view that even if this fiscal emergency is solved it does little to diffuse the underlying problem plaguing the ...
3,476Sep 27, 2012
Ross Perot Interview
Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit ...
919Aug 17, 2012
Federal Government Financial Liabilities
David Walker, founder of the non-partisan Comeback America Initiative, talked about the “financial sinkhole” the United States faces, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
496May 4, 2012
David Walker talked about the state of the U.S. economy and upcoming policy decisions for Congress and the president. Other topics included the 2012 presidential election and the latest ...
348Dec 13, 2011
No Labels, a bipartisan group of current and former members of Congress, talked to reporters about a plan, "Make Congress Work!", a 12-point blueprint for breaking gridlock and promoting ...
1,197Nov 22, 2011
Failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
David Walker talked about the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction and the overall fiscal situation for the United States. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
864Jul 25, 2011
Debt and Deficit Talks
David Walker talked about the ongoing negotiations between President Obama and congressional leaders as the August 2, 2011, deadline approaches. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,796Mar 24, 2011
U.S. Fiscal Management
Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about his new report that details U.S. fiscal management and ranking in comparison to other countries. He also responded to telephone calls ...
248Dec 13, 2010
No Labels Conference Closing Speeches
Newark, New Jersey Mayor Corey Booker, Democratic Representative Joe Sestak, former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, and others made closing remarks at the No Labels conference on political ...
387Sep 8, 2010
Medicare and Social Security Report
Participants talked about Social Security and Medicare solvency and about the ways in which health care reform legislation would affect people in those programs. They also responded to ...
362Jul 30, 2010
State Pension and Health Care Plans
David Walker made opening remarks at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce conference on the growing problems with underfunded state pension and health benefit plans. Afterward, he responded to questions ...
523Jun 22, 2010
Federal Deficit Reduction
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer talked about federal deficit reduction. In his remarks he said tax increases will eventually be necessary to address mounting debt and that middle class tax ...
743Apr 28, 2010
Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing
Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about future fiscal ...
536Apr 1, 2010
Impact of Health Reform on the Deficit
Participants talked about newly enacted health care reforms and the impact of the reforms on the deficit. Following their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience.
323Mar 19, 2010
Partisanship and Governance in Washington
Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the ...
222Mar 19, 2010
Strategic Planning, Investment, and Partisanship
Panelists talked about bipartisanship for the purposes of strategic planning and investing in the future. Topics included national security, education, and energy issues. Following their ...
261Feb 16, 2010
Budget Reform Policy Forum, Part 1
Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered ...
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