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Bowles and Simpson at the TD Ameritrade Conference

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Simpson and Bowles Appear on CNBC

Moment of Truth co-chairs Erskine Bowles and Al Simpson join CNBC's John Harwood at the TD Ameritrade Conference to talk about debt and deficits and the decisions that have to be made in the coming months. Bowles and Simpson both agreed that members of Congress would do well to come to a compromise on a comprehensive plan. Such a plan could provide certainty and confidence for businesses and households to invest.

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Feb 1, 2013
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"I think to really get the economy moving again, we have to have a long term plan to fix this fiscal problem we have. I think we got to see a plan that will fix our long-term deficit problem and if we do that, I think we could have really great growth." - Bowles