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Past Event

The Budget and a Divided Congress: A Live Web Chat with Ron Haskins

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

For the first time in his term, President Obama is presenting a budget to a divided Congress, with the two parties bringing very different budget and policy priorities to the debate. How will Obama’s budget proposals fare on Capitol Hill, and how will the budget process play out in the coming months, especially in the face of record federal deficits?

On Wednesday, February 16,  Brookings expert Ron Haskins answered your questions on President Obama’s budget proposals in a live web chat moderated by POLITICO’s David Mark.

Read the transcript »