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Former Fed Chairman Volcker Wants to Rebuild Public's Faith in Government

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker announced the creation of a new foundation Wednesday that aims to rebuild the American public's trust in government by focusing on how policy is implemented, what he calls "the nuts and bolts of government."

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How Bad Is The Debt Ceiling Acrimony? The Best Quotes from Former Pols

Monday, July 25, 2011

It's all inside the beltway maneuvering and hard to explain, but it is indispensible for the American people to understand it so public opinion can be mobilized to stop it.

-Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), in an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun on July 23. 

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Paul Volcker on Debt: This is 'the Debate We Need'

Friday, April 15, 2011

The White House might want to position President Obama as "the adult in the room," but that mantle surely goes to Paul Volcker when he darkens any door. 

And on the day after Obama laid out his vision for reducing the national debt, and hours after Congress passed historic cuts in the middle of a fiscal year, Volcker said, "It's all getting in line for the debate we need."

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