78,038May 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. ...
45,065Jul 6, 2011
Bill Clinton Remarks
Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the Campus Progress conference. He talked about about the current federal deficit and debt talks, praising President Obama for his handling of the ...
42,536May 9, 2011
Federal Debt Ceiling and Debt
A group of tea party activists led by William Temple, chair of Freedom Jamboree and the Tea Party National Straw Poll Convention, held a press conference targeting House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), ...
37,982May 16, 2011
Veronique de Rugy and Joseph Gagnon talked about the nation' s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. They discussed the fiscal and economic implications of reaching the debt ceiling, its impact on the ...
10,826Jul 25, 2011
Presidential Address on the Debt Ceiling
President Obama spoke about raising the debt ceiling in a national address from the East Room of the White House.
8,295Jul 22, 2011
Presidential Town Hall Meeting
President Obama held a town hall meeting in College Park, Maryland on the University of Maryland Campus. Before he answered questions from the audience, he talked about the economy and ongoing ...
7,775Jul 15, 2011
President Obama on Budget and Debt Talks
President Obama spoke to reporters about the status of ongoing negotiations with congressional leaders on a budget deficit and national debt agreement. He expressed an urgency to reach an ...
6,829Apr 28, 2010
Federal Budget and the National Debt, Robert Rubin and Bill Clinton Interviews
Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Former President Clinton talked about reducing the federal deficit at the 2010 Fiscal Summit held at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. In his remarks ...
6,803Aug 23, 2011
Book Discussion on Debt: The First 5,000 Years
David Graeber talked about the history of debt and its impact in the world over thousands of years. During this event from Melville House Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, Professor Graeber was ...
6,651Jul 15, 2011
Representative Maloney on Budget and Debt Talks
Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) talked about the ongoing budget and debt talks between President Obama and congressional leaders, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
5,629Oct 5, 2010
Federal Government Spending
Matt Welch talked about deficit spending and his plan to significantly cut government spending. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s ...
5,440Apr 13, 2011
President Obama's Deficit and Debt Reduction Plan
President Obama presented his plan for lowering the federal budget deficit and reducing the national debt to students and faculty at George Washington University. The plan includes a goal of $4 ...
4,862Jul 25, 2011
Republican Response to Presidential Address on the Debt Ceiling
House Speaker John Boehner gave the Republican response to President Obama’s national address on raising the debt ceiling.
4,303Oct 4, 2011
U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook. Among his comments he said the economic recovery was close to faltering. He said the Federal Reserve was prepared to take additional ...
4,150Sep 8, 2011
Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Meeting
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction held its first meeting. The bipartisan supercommittee aims to recommend $1.2 trillion in budget deficit reduction over a ten-year ...
4,072Sep 27, 2011
Book Discussion on That Used to Be Us
Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum argued that the U.S. is facing four major challenges - the globalization of business, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic ...
3,738Apr 27, 2013
Every year since 2006, C-SPAN invited students to take part in a StudentCam video documentary competition and join in on the debate over the nation’s public policy issues. The theme for ...
3,736Apr 15, 2011
Representative Weiner on Federal Spending and the Budget
Representative Anthony Weiner talked about the federal budget and the national debt ceiling. Topics included the House vote on the 2011 continuing resolution and the 2012 budget. He also ...
3,402Apr 19, 2011
Federal Deficit and Debt Reduction
President Obama talked about his plan for lowering the federal budget deficit and reducing the national debt. He spoke at a town hall-style meeting with students at Northern Virginia Community ...
3,068May 16, 2011
Eric Pianin on Debt Ceiling
Eric Pianin talked about the U.S. reaching its $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. Topics included what the debt ceiling is, its legislative history, who owns the national debt, and actions Congress ...
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