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Student Loans: Could Gop, White House Strike A Compromise On Interest Rates? | Yahoo! News

May 10, 2013

Given that Senator Warren's proposal would cost billions of dollars, it's not likely to figure into serious negotiations on the Hill, says Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project at the New America Foundation, a public-policy ...

Obama’s Student Loan Program Is a Windfall for the Rich Study Says | Yahoo! News

October 19, 2012

... Unfortunately, according to Jason Delisle, director of the New America Foundation's Fe

America’s Middle Class Crisis: The Sobering Facts | Yahoo! News

May 4, 2011

... In the accompanying interview, The Daily Ticker's Aaron Task discusses the state of the middle class with Sherle Schwenninger, director of economic growth and American strategy programs at the New America Foundation. ...

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After bin Laden’s Death, What’s Next for the U.S. and Al-Qaida? | Yahoo! News

May 2, 2011

The killing of Osama bin Laden in a daring surgical operation conducted by a small team of U.S. Navy SEALs brought the arduous, decade-long search for the 9-11 mastermind to a close. But even as the country celebrated, many new questions are emerging about what comes next for the U.S., for al-Qaida, and for the fight against extremism. Steve Clemons provides some answers. ...

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Forget About Wind & Solar – Natural Gas Is Our Energy Future, Says Policy Expert | The Daily Ticker

May 4, 2011

... Sherle Schwenninger, director of economic growth and American strategy programs at the New America Foundation has some advice for our elected officials in Washington to help revitalize the U.S. economy. ...

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Turmoil in Egypt Rages: Key Questions and Answers

  • By
  • Steven Clemons,
  • New America Foundation
February 3, 2011 |

Clashes between protesters and government supporters intensified Thursday in central Cairo and began to spread around the city. Meanwhile, the government claimed foreigners were partly to blame for more than a week of demonstrations demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's ruler for nearly three decades. 

The ongoing turmoil raises numerous questions about what really is happening now and where it will lead. Here are some answers:

How Outcome in Egypt Could Affect the United States

  • By
  • Steven Clemons,
  • New America Foundation
February 2, 2011 |

The turmoil in Egypt is intensifying and the outcome of the increasingly bloody demonstrations remains unclear. Anti-government protesters and pro-government supporters are clashing in the streets of Cairo, and the Egyptian military is ordering everybody to go home. Meanwhile, the United States is condemning the violence and urging President Hosni Mubarak to move faster in loosening his 30-year grip on the country.

The strife in Egypt inevitably will have an impact on the United States. Here is a look at what Americans might expect:

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