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Simpson and Bowles Appear on Meet the Press

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Senator Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles appear on NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory to discuss the national debt and the choices facing the candidates in the 2012 presidential election.

Earlier this week, Senator Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles taped an interview for Meet the Press that is now available in its entirety here.  The interview covered a range of topics, including the national debt and the 2012 presidential election.  During the interview with David Gregory, both Simpson and Bowles commented on the plans of President Obama and Governor Romney as well as the prospects for action on the debt after the election.


As part of the interview, Simpson and Bowles discussed the recently launched Campaign to Fix the Debt, of which they are co-founders.  The national campaign has garnered almost 140,000 signatures on its Citizen's Petition to Fix the Debt.  If you have not checked out the new webpage or signed the petition, please do so at

Sep 17 2012