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Peter Orszag

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  • Goldberg: Voter apathy isn't a crime

    Goldberg: Voter apathy isn't a crime
    It's a sure sign someone is losing when he demands that the rules be changed. That might explain the renewed interest in making voting mandatory. Peter Orszag, President Obama's former budget director and now a vice chairman at Citigroup, recently...
  • Warren Buffett bets $1 that unemployment will drop to 8% by November 2012

     
    Warren Buffett, yes that Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor is putting his money where his mouth is while betting a former White House director that unemployment will sink by late 2012...
  • Good readin' for lefties

     
    The Republicans imply that the $716 billion in [Medicare] cuts will harm older Americans, but almost none of the savings come from reducing the benefits available for people already on Medicare. But if Mr. Romney and Mr. Ryan were able......
  • Get in Step with Pedometers

    Get in Step with Pedometers
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...
  • Are you ready to be stimulated?

    House and Senate Democratic leaders, negotiating into the night to forge a compromise with moderate Republicans, reached agreement Wednesday on a $789 billion economic recovery bill that President Barack Obama has called critical to pulling the country...
  • Obama $3.55 trillion budget focuses on foundations, reviving economy

    With the $3.55 trillion budget outline unveiled Thursday, President Barack Obama finally showed where he's prepared to spend his political capital and what the battle lines will be in the months ahead. It was the political equivalent of an "all in"...
  • Washington Follies: Confirmation Sked

     
    Here's the schedule of confirmation hearings in DC, via The Page: Thursday, Jan. 8 Tom Daschle for Health and Human Services secretary Friday, Jan. 9 Rep. Hilda Solis for Labor Tuesday, Jan. 14 Sen. Hillary Clinton for Secretary of......
  • Obama Car Task Force Owns Sensible Group of Autos

     
    The Detroit News is reporting this morning on the car ownership status of President Barack Obama???s task force on the auto industry. The Detroit newspaper of course highlights the fact that only three of the 18 members and assistants own......
  • Recovery.gov: YouTube for geek squad

     
    by Mark Silva To hear the White House tell it, the new stimulus-tracking Web-site -- www.recovery.gov --is going viral. This is the portal that President Barack Obama promised the public as a means of keeping track of all those billions......
  • White House: Joblessness down in 2010

     
    by Mark Silva A budget, any budget, is based on assumptions. And the $3.55-trillion budget that President Barack Obama unveiled today - combined with his projections of the government's ability to finance health care for more Americans and other new......
  • Obama's budget: $1.75-trillion deficit

     
    by Mark Silva and Julian Barnes and updated President Barack Obama, proposing his first new budget today - a $3.55-trillion plan delivering new record levels in both federal spending and deficits - called on Congress to make a commitment to......