301Dec 3, 2013
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He apologized for the problems with the HealthCare.gov Web site for health insurance ...
842Nov 19, 2013
Tom Daschle on Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Tom Daschle, former Senate Democratic Leader (1995-2005) and President Obama’s first pick for HHS Secretary, discussed the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and why he thought the law will ...
153Mar 6, 2013
National Conversation on American Unity
Members of the Commission on Political Reform discussed the causes and consequences of extreme polarization of the American political process. The event opened with a video presentation ...
244Mar 6, 2013
Congress and Partisanship
Six former members of the Senate and House of Representatives talked about ways to end hyper-partisanship in Congress. Topics included the congressional schedule, comity among members, ...
176Feb 21, 2013
2013 Agricultural Outlook
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the ...
361Jan 23, 2013
Book Discussion on The U.S. Senate
Former Democratic Senator Tom Daschle of South Dakota talked about his book, The U.S. Senate, in which he presented a history of the U.S. Senate and explained the specific responsibilities ...
1,758Oct 26, 2012
George McGovern Funeral Service
A funeral service for former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He died on ...
293Sep 24, 2012
Partisan Politics and Compromise
Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political ...
169Sep 6, 2012
International political panelists discussed global poverty and how foreign aid plays into reduction of extreme poverty in many developing nations. Foreign aid can be a double-edged sword when ...
376Mar 21, 2012
Tribute to Former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole
The Bipartisan Policy Center paid tribute to “A Century of Service” by two of the center’s founders. From military service to careers in elected office, the combined public ...
97Jan 19, 2012
Leadership in the Senate
Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.
775Sep 19, 2011
U.S. Trade and Investment Policy
Former office holders talked about their recommendations on new strategies for job creation and increased wages. Topics included the impact of global trade, incentives for foreign investment in ...
2,482Jul 27, 2011
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle on September 11, 2001
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle was among the congressional leaders evacuated by helicopter to a secure undisclosed location on September 11, 2001. He recounted his experiences that day - ...
170Nov 17, 2010
Debt Reduction Task Force Plan
Commission members spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of Restoring America’s Future, a “bipartisan, comprehensive, and politically viable budget plan to reduce ...
150Oct 19, 2010
Midterm Elections and Older Voters
Retirement Living TV hosted a discussion on health care and social security with Cokie Roberts, politicians, and other reporters and pollsters.
215Jun 8, 2010
Peter Orszag Remarks on Government Reform and Fiscal Responsibility
Peter Orszag spoke about government reform and fiscal responsibility. In his remarks he outlined the Obama administrations proposal to cut federal spending by asking agencies to identify ...
307Jan 25, 2010
Debt Reduction Task Force
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) launched its Debt Reduction Task Force, led by former Senator Pete Domenici and Dr. Alice Rivlin, with budget experts, business and labor leaders, ...
204Sep 9, 2009
Health Care in the Work Place
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Better Health Care Together hosted a bipartisan health care forum to highlight areas of agreement among political, business, and labor leaders in the debate on ...
402Jan 8, 2009
HHS Secretary Nomination Preliminary Hearing
A hearing was held on the nomination of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle to be secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration. In his testimony he spoke about the ...
420Dec 11, 2008
Obama Health Care Announcement
President-Elect Barack Obama announced the nomination of former Senator Tom Daschle as his secretary of Health and Human Services and also as director of a White House office on health care ...
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