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June 12, 2007

“Balanced Budgets: Holy Grail or Overrated?” Webcast

What should progressives do about the budget deficit? Today Democracy convened a panel of leading thinkers to debate whether progressive fiscal policy should focus on reducing deficits, boosting public investment - or both.

Sequential videos of the event, featuring a keynote address by former Va. Gov. Mark Warner and a panel comprised of Isabel Sawhill, Steven Rattner, Lawrence Summers, Gene Sperling, Bernard Schwartz, and Jeff Faux, are available here:

Video 1: Remarks by Gov. Mark Warner

Video 2: First Half of Panel Discussion

Video 3: Second Half of Panel Discussion


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