How Can Congress Possibly Solve the Fiscal Cliff Crisis?

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How Can Congress Possibly Solve the Fiscal Cliff Crisis?
National Journal - The Newseum
A panel of political and financial experts discuss how America can navigate the looming fiscal cliff.With the pending expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts, a debt ceiling increase, and mandated spending cuts triggered by the failed negotiations of the Super Committee, the end of 2012 brings the U.S. economy to a potentially dangerous precipice.

What options are still available for the White House and Congress to avert fiscal calamity? What impact will their ultimate decisions have on the economy? Join National Journal as we gather leading experts and policy makers to explore these important questions.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:Nancy Cook
Budget and Tax Correspondent
National JournalKristin Roberts
Managing Editor, Budget and Economy
National JournalRep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA)
Vice-Ranking Chair
House Budget CommitteeRosemary Becchi
Partner, Public Policy and Lobbying
Patton Boggs LLPJohn Buckley
Professor, Graduate Tax Program
Georgetown Law CenterGene Steuerle, Ph.D.
Richard B. Fisher Chair and Institute Fellow
Urban InstituteJonathan Traub
Managing Principal, Tax Policy Group
Deloitte Tax LLP

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