12:30 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Past Event

The Scouting Report: Sparring Over Obama’s First Budget

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As soon as President Obama sent his detailed budget to Capitol Hill last week, political battles erupted over spending increases, proposed cuts and the increasing load of debt and deficits.

Brookings expert Isabel Sawhill – former associate director of the Office of Management and Budget – took questions on the hard budget choices and consequences with moderator Fred Barbash, Politico senior editor, on Wednesday, May 13.