12:30 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST

Past Event

Congressional Battles as the Year Ends: A Live Web Chat with Adam Looney

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

With the end of the session near, Congress still has a long “to-do” list that includes possible extensions of the payroll tax break, the Bush-era tax cuts and unemployment benefits.

As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid threatens to keep his chamber in session, and the House schedule remains uncertain, will Congress simply push all its problems into the next year? What are the potential economic implications of last-minute work on these issues, or of pushing them down the road? On Wednesday, December 14 expert Adam Looney took your questions in a live web chat moderated by Vivyan Tran of POLITICO. 

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