The first of the three televised presidential debates will originate from Denver, where tonight the candidates will discuss their plans to Fix the Debt.
Tonight, the first of three televised presidential debates will originate from Denver, where the focus will be on domestic policy, including the current financial crisis. Here at Fix the Debt, it's the moment we've been waiting for. You see, our bipartisan policy experts are a fun bunch of folks. No really, they are. And they love a good debate. Use our toolkit and Debate the Debt Tic-Tac-Toe game this evening to help keep the candidates honest.
The drumbeat of real numbers and real solutions is what joins the improbable duo of Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles. As the two robustly argue in their recent interview on Meet the Press, there are more reasons than not for political leaders to quickly embrace the economy of consensus: national defense, revenue growth, spending, tax reform and saving the little guy.
We haven’t heard many specifics from either presidential candidate about how he would Fix the Debt, but it’s an issue we can’t afford to ignore. There’s good reason to compel the candidates to outline their priorities for fiscal reform in Denver on October 3, when the first presidential debate is slated to cover domestic policy.
Over 149 mayors have come together to urge Congress to forge a bipartisan, comprehensive deal to gradually stabilize the debt and put it on a downward path as a portion of the economy.