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Peter Orszag

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  • Judd Gregg: Obama doubling the debt

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Judd Gregg, the New Hampshire Republican who was ready to serve as President Barack Obama's Commerce Secretary until realizing that he had irreconcilable political differences with the new Democratic president, cites the biggest of...
  • 'Vintage Obama:' Budget kickoff in Senate

     
    by Mark Silva and Janet Hook President Barack Obama, pressing Congress for a record $3.55-trillion federal budget boosting spending on education, energy and health care, made a personal and private appeal today on Capitol Hill, where Democratic leaders...
  • White House: Budgets '98 percent' in line

     
    by Mark Silva As the congressional debate over President Barack Obama's $3.55-trillion budget gets underway, the White House acknowledges that it won't get a "Xerox'' copy of its plans from Congress, but says House and Senate budget writers are "98......
  • White House: GOP 'party of no detail'

     
    by Mark Silva The Republican Party has gone from the "party of no'' to 'the party of no detail,' says Peter Orszag, the White House budget director. Fine bipartisan talk from the Obama White House, yes? Orszag, appearing on Bloomberg......
  • Obama vs. GOP: Beltway budget battle

     
    by Mark Silva This is one of those inside-the-Beltway games. The White House draws up a budget. The Republicans slam the president for big spending and deficits - after nearly a decade of big Republican spending and deficits. (Including one......
  • So what do Obama's aides drive?

     
    by Frank James Politico used President Barack Obama's crackdown on GM and Chrysler to take a look at the kind of cars senior members of the administration drive. They found a lot of "foreign" cars. An excerpt: A survey of......
  • Obama's budget 'making it worse:' GOP

     
    by Mark Silva With the House and Senate moving swiftly to embrace budget resolutions that largely advance the agenda that President Barack Obama spelled out with a $3.55-trillion spending plan for 2010, Republicans have been left with little but an......
  • Rahm Emanuel: 'No czars in White House'

     
    by Mark Silva Rahm Emanuel was "a big shot'' before President Barack Obama made him chief of staff - so notes the interviewer today. Emanuel, financially set after a stint on Wall Street, congressman from Illinois and architect of the......
  • Obama's budget cuts: Memory lapses

     
    by Christi Parsons, Jim Tankersley and Mark Silva It was only three years ago that then-Sen. Barack Obama voted for a delicate political compromise to pay Wyoming and other coal states $1.5 billion in future years from a mine clean-up......
  • American in Paris: $77,000 for rent

     
    by Mark Silva Among the $17 billion in budget cuts that President Barack Obama proposes is $632,000 for the work of a Paris attache for the U.S. Department of Education. The work is important, the president says: The liaison serves......
  • Obama: $17 billion 'real money'

     
    by Mark Silva "All across this country,'' President Barack Obama said this morning at the White House, "Americans are responding to difficult economic times by tightening their belts and making tough decisions about where they need to spend and where........
  • Washington's Who's who's coming to din

     
    by Mark Silva Here we go. In the social-register's equivalent of water torture (enhanced technique), we've been dribbling out the names of some of the celeb-media guests expected at the White House Correspondents' dinner Saturday night -- Sarah and Todd.....