337Feb 19, 2013
Politico Playbook Breakfast with Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson
Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson talked about the national debt and budget deficit reduction. The co-founders of Campaign ...
724Nov 29, 2012
Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman
Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a key ...
566Nov 28, 2012
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Debt and Deficit Reduction
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff” at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters at ...
297Nov 16, 2012
Fiscal Cliff, Simpson and Bowles
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erksine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if ...
456Oct 19, 2012
Electoral College Reform
Jonathan Turley, and former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) talked about the relevance of the electoral college. Mr. Turley argued against it in a recent USA Today opinion piece while ...
1,337Sep 17, 2012
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 ...
686May 15, 2012
Federal Budget and U.S. Economic Challenges
Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chair Alan Simpson, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Travelers Insurance CEO Jay Fishman were interviewed by George ...
982Feb 17, 2012
Alan Simpson on U.S. Fiscal Outlook
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY), who co-chaired President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, talked about the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal, and Congress ...
721Feb 16, 2012
Shooting from the Lip: Book Party
A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling ...
1,290Nov 15, 2011
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles talked about the work on the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Both urged the committee to “go big and bold” in a ...
7,703Nov 1, 2011
Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing
Former officials tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s debt and deficit problems testified about their previous attempts to offer solutions and the work of the Joint Select Committee ...
1,103Oct 28, 2011
U.S. Economy and Federal Deficit
Lawrence Summers and Robert Gibbs debated Karl Rove and Alan Simpson on ways to solve U.S. economic issues. The debate included opening remarks, roundtable discussion, and responses to ...
4,040Sep 12, 2011
U.S. Debt and Deficit Reduction
The former co-chairs of the presidential deficit reduction commission, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, held a news conference on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in the ...
398Aug 20, 2011
Heart Mountain Dedication Ceremony
Senator Daniel Inouye -- a Medal of Honor recipient who served with the famed all-volunteer, Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- was the keynote speaker at the dedication and grand ...
1,075Jun 14, 2011
U.S. Economy and Federal Debt
Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way ...
78,094May 6, 2011
Long-Term U.S. Economic Outlook
Former National Debt Commission Co-Chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson talked about some of the commission’s recommendations to balance the federal budget and improve the long-term U.S. ...
217Apr 14, 2011
Federal Spending and National Debt
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, spoke to reporters following a White House meeting about President Obama’s ...
1,048Mar 8, 2011
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility Report
The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, testified on the commission’s final report. The commission was a bipartisan ...
1,605Feb 9, 2011
U.S. Federal Debt
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles spoke about the work of the president’s debt commission, its final recommendations, and congressional reaction to the report. They also talked about the ...
461Dec 3, 2010
Federal Debt Commission Recommendations Vote
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform met for a vote on its commission report recommendations. In order for the commission to submit its report to Congress, 14 of the 18 ...
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