Congress begins the budget wrangling
Republicans in Congress have a new counter budget proposal that in part would require workers younger than 55 enroll in a private plans, as alternative to Medicare. It's just one of the ways the GOP is attempting to counter a $3 trillion plus budget supported by President Obama and his Democratic supporters.
- Douglas Holtz-Eakin: Former director, Congressional Budget Office and fellow, Council on Foreign Relations and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Dr. Holtz-Eakin was Senator John McCain's economic advisor during the 2008 campaign.
- Congressional Budget Office's report on the President's Budget
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- About Douglas Holtz-Eakin