December 2, 2015

Peterson Foundation President & CEO Michael A. Peterson delivered the opening remarks at the POLITICO Caucus: Economy and the Election event held in Des Moines, Iowa last month. Mr. Peterson's accompanying presentation illustrated America's key fiscal challenges, and their relevance in the 2016 election.

Click above for video of the opening remarks. For more about the POLITICO Caucus, including full panel videos and future participants, click here.

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