Mar 4

Past Event

The Scouting Report: Obama's First Budget

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President Obama has sent a bold new budget blueprint to Congress, asking for a new, multibillion-dollar health care fund and more money for bank bailouts as needed—and for the first time accounting for the costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Brookings expert Barry Bosworth and Senior Politico Editor Fred Barbash took questions in this week’s edition of the Scouting Report—a live web chat on Wednesday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m.

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March 4, 2009

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST

The Brookings Institution


1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


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Brookings Office of Communications

(202) 797-6105