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Can the White House tackle the deficit?

When it comes to the budget, no two people in town know more than Bob Greenstein, director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. And yet,...

By Ezra Klein  | February 15, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Budget, Obama administration  
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Reporters aren't the only ones who like to gossip

This is a very good post by Brad DeLong on the substance of the debates between Peter Orszag and others in the Obama administration. I'm a bit more sympathetic to Orszag's position than Brad is, primarily because I think...

By Ezra Klein  | February 9, 2011; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Obama administration  
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What happened to Obama-ism?

Noam Scheiber commends Obama's op-ed on regulation as a useful distillation of the essence of "Obama-ism." In particular, Noam points out two sentences: First, "we are seeking more affordable, less intrusive means to achieve the same ends." And second,...

By Ezra Klein  | January 21, 2011; 9:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Obama administration  
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If Obama wants to be bold, he should be bold

Peter Baker has a lot of juicy tidbits about the frequent infighting and petty spats that split the White House economic team over the past two years, but the individual who comes off worst in the article is not...

By Ezra Klein  | January 20, 2011; 9:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Obama administration  
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The White House brings in Bruce Reed

I've not paid much attention to the resignation of Ron Klain, Chief of Staff to the Vice President. But now that Biden has named Bruce Reed to replace him, I'm a bit more interested. Reed -- who is pictured...

By Ezra Klein  | January 14, 2011; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Learning Sperling

Matt Yglesias is right that the media -- myself included -- has done a crummy job introducing people to the work and thought of Gene Sperling, as opposed to scrutinizing the few areas of his background that seemed likely to...

By Ezra Klein  | January 7, 2011; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Gene Sperling to head the NEC -- again, Ezra Klein , January 6, 2011
The mystery of Bill Daley, Ezra Klein , January 6, 2011
Bill Daley vs. health-care reform, Ezra Klein , January 4, 2011
Column: Pinning down 'Obamanomics', Ezra Klein , December 31, 2010
Will Gene Sperling replace Larry Summers?, Ezra Klein , December 30, 2010
More meetings, more problems, Ezra Klein , November 30, 2010
Three ways to look at Obama's federal pay freeze, Ezra Klein , November 29, 2010
Roger Altman to replace Larry Summers?, Ezra Klein , November 17, 2010
Who's afraid of give-and-take?, Dylan Matthews , November 5, 2010
Six things Obama has done wrong, Ezra Klein , October 29, 2010
Column: The five people Obama should hire now, Ezra Klein , October 18, 2010
No way to run a government, Ezra Klein , October 7, 2010
The chief of staff of change, Ezra Klein , October 1, 2010
Who is Pete Rouse?, Ezra Klein , September 30, 2010
Larry Summers leaving the White House, Ezra Klein , September 21, 2010
The Obama administration's pipe dreams, Ezra Klein , September 17, 2010
Seven things to know about Austan Goolsbee, Ezra Klein , September 10, 2010
Where Obama went wrong (Bizarro earth remix), Ezra Klein , August 19, 2010
If only Obama had ..., Ezra Klein , August 19, 2010
Summers for CEA?, Ezra Klein , August 16, 2010
The problem with Larry Summers, Ezra Klein , August 6, 2010
Obamaism, not Rahmism, Ezra Klein , March 3, 2010
Defending Rahm for all the wrong reasons, Ezra Klein , March 2, 2010
What will become of Emanuelism?, Ezra Klein , February 23, 2010
Blame Rahm?, Ezra Klein , February 11, 2010
If you can't hire, you can't fire, Ezra Klein , January 22, 2010
Obama at year one: The end of the inside game, Ezra Klein , January 20, 2010
Exciting bureaucracy blogging!, Ezra Klein , January 14, 2010
Rahm sticking around, Ezra Klein , January 11, 2010
Phil Schiliro, Ezra Klein , October 5, 2009
Doing Government Well, Ezra Klein , October 5, 2009
The "Congressionalist" White House, Ezra Klein , June 8, 2009
Obama's Speech in Cairo (Transcript), Ezra Klein , June 4, 2009
The Tyranny of the Economists, Ezra Klein , June 2, 2009
 
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