Debt Super Committee Member To Keynote Briefing On Public & Private Debt

Please, if you can attend the National Journal and The Atlantic’s Poll Release Briefing: Balancing Act this Friday October 14th, underwritten by Allstate, for a discussion on America’s private and public debt.

The briefing will provide a perspective that transcends partisanship as we take a systematic look at America’s debt crisis and explore its political, economic, and social implications. The latest Heartland Monitor Poll, the tenth in a series of groundbreaking surveys, will serve as a discussion driver and will gauge how Americans view the current state of private and public debt.

Congressman Chris Van Hollen, member of the Deficit Reduction Super Committee, will serve as our keynote speaker. In addition, Dr. Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute and Former Director, White House Office of Management and Budget,will participate in a keynote interview with Ronald Brownstein, Editorial Director, National Journal.Both speakers join an already robust speaker line-up, including:

  • NEW SPEAKER CONFIRMED: Joseph Gagnon, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Clive Crook, Senior Editor, The Atlantic
  • Jeffrey Lubell, Executive Director, Center for Housing Policy
  • Ed Reilly, Global CEO of Strategic Communications, FTI Consulting
  • Terry Savage, Author, The Savage Truth On Money
  • Margaret C. Simms, Director, Low-Income Working Families Project, Urban Institute
  • Joan Walker, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Relations, The Allstate Corporation

Newseum’s Knight Broadcast Studio
3rd Floor (Please use the 6th Street Knight Conference Center entrance)
555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

Friday, October 14, 2011
8:00 am – 11:15 am

Julia Anderson is the author of “The Election”, her next children’s book will be released in December 2011. To learn more about this author go to or



About Julia Anderson

Children book Author Julia Anderson released her first ebook on Barnes & Noble Nook, & Amazon Kindle in August 2011. You can purchase "The Election" as an ebook for $2.99, Julia second children's book "Jacob's Lesson" will be available in October 2011.
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