POLITICO Caucus: Economy and the Election at the Democratic National Convention

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POLITICO's Caucus members convened at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on July 27 at 11:15 AM EDT for a deep-dive discussion, featuring a variety of perspectives, about the economic policy issues facing the next president. Check back soon for archived video of the event. In the meantime, watch our panel from the Republican National Convention.

The event featured a two-part clarifying deep-dive on the candidates' economic policies. First, campaign advisors and economic experts discussed what each candidate will do about trade, manufacturing jobs, long-term debt, taxes, spending, deficits, and financial regulation. Then, lawmakers and experts from swing states explained which economic issues are shaping the race in key campaign battlegrounds.

Speakers will include:

  • Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)
  • Mayor Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University; former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
  • Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; former Secretary of the Treasury; former Director, National Economic Council
  • Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

Watch previous events in the POLITICO Caucus: Economy and the Election series.

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