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The Coming Deficit Showdown - Alan Simpson

Complete video at: Alan Simpson, co-chairman of President Barack Obama's deficit commission, weighs in on the political battle brewing for incoming freshman Congressmen over raising the national debt limit. "Compromise is not a filthy word, it doesn't mean you're a wimp," says Simpson. "You either learn to compromise and legislate, or go home." ----- Erskine Bowles and Senator Alan Simpson, Co-Chairmen of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, sit down for a conversation with attendees of the Monitor Breakfast to discuss their social security reform proposal -- the obstacles, benefits and the highly-political debates to come. - The Monitor Breakfast Alan Simpson is a Republican politician who served from 1979 to 1997 as a United States Senator from Wyoming.
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