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Daniel Heil Discusses “America Off Balance”

Daniel Heil Discusses “America Off Balance”

September 25, 2019

Federal budget choices have consequences – for this and for future generations of Americans. Daniel Heil, a Hoover research fellow specializing in fiscal policy, takes us on a tour of “America Off Balance” – a Hoover interactive site that seeks to educate the public on the perils of Washington’s budget-reform inaction.

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Alabama Rep. Gary Palmer on House Republican Policy

Alabama Rep. Gary Palmer on House Republican Policy

September 18, 2019

Trying to regain the majority status they lost in the 2018 midterm election, what do House Republicans plan to showcase this fall in the way of ideas and initiatives? Alabama Rep. Gary Palmer, chair of the House Republican Policy Committee, discusses the House GOP brand and its relationship with President Trump.

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Mark Tillman: Piloting Air Force One on 9/11

Mark Tillman: Piloting Air Force One on 9/11

September 10, 2019

Most of us remember where we were on September 11, 2001. For Col. Mark Tillman, USAF-Ret., it was commanding Air Force One – which happened to be in Sarasota, Florida, on the day of the attack. One of only 14 Americans to have served as a presidential pilot, Tillman discusses the choices made in securing President Bush, the new-generation of Boeing 747s that are scheduled to enter service in 2024, plus where fact and fiction meet in Harrison Ford’s Air Force One action film.

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Tim Kane’s Economic “Beauty Contest”

Tim Kane’s Economic “Beauty Contest”

September 4, 2019

Every wondered how individuals determine how much things are really worth? A Hoover Institution online survey – i.e., an “economic beauty contest” – wants your input. Tim Kane, an economist and the Hoover Institution’s J.P. Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies, discusses the importance of valuation with regard to America’s  economy. And he analyzes the Trump Administration’s latest immigration actions, including a change to green card qualifications.

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