January 08, 2013 at 16:36 PM EST
Photo Release -- Campaign to Fix the Debt, Business Leaders Continue Push for Comprehensive Agreement Over Debt

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, January 8, the Campaign to Fix the Debt and NASDAQ OMX held a press conference to underscore the importance of continuing to pressure lawmakers and the Administration to agree on a comprehensive, bipartisan plan to bend down the unsustainable trajectory of our national debt. Businesses of all sizes from every sector of the economy have criticized the recent last-minute budget agreement for failing to provide the confidence to bolster growth. The Campaign and its affiliates remain as focused on this essential issue as ever, and expect our nation's leaders to be similarly engaged over the coming months. On Tuesday, prominent business leaders and senior Campaign leadership discussed their continued push for a bipartisan deal large enough to stabilize the debt that the economy needs.

Who: Erskine Bowles, Co-Founder of the Campaign to Fix the Debt
Robert Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX
Maya MacGuineas, Head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt
What Press conference for Campaign to Fix the Debt on its continued push for our elected leaders to come to a comprehensive debt agreement.
When:   Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 1:30 pm ET 
Where: NASDAQ MarketSite
 4 Times Square (corner of 43rd Street & Broadway)
 New York, NY 10036

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=16517

Seated from left to right: Maya MacGuineas, Head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt; Robert Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX; Erskine Bowles, Co-Founder of the Campaign to Fix the Debt

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is a non-partisan movement to put America on a better fiscal and economic path that has been at the heart of the ongoing national debate about the federal debt and deficit. We come from a range of social, economic and political perspectives, around the common belief that America's growing federal debt threatens our future and that we must address it. The Campaign will mobilize key communities - including leaders from business, government, and policy - and people all across America who want to see elected officials step up to solve our nation's fiscal challenges.

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CONTACT: Pam Stevens (stevens@fixthedebt.org, 703-927-6364)
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