U.S. Budget Watch 2012

  

Primary Numbers: The GOP Candidates and the National Debt

 

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When: Thursday, February 23, 2012 from 9:30 am -- 11:00 am

Where: The New America Foundation, 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400, Washington DC

To RSVP, contact Emmanuel Holder at holder@newamerica.net.

 

On Thursday, February 23, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget will unveil a comprehensive analysis of the budget impact of campaign proposals made by the Republican presidential candidates.

This will be the first detailed assessment of how the platforms of Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum would affect the federal debt. President Obama's proposals will be scored in a forthcoming round of analysis.

Please join us on Thursday, February 23 from 9:30-11:00 AM for the release of "Primary Numbers: The GOP Candidates and the Federal Debt," as well as a discussion of how this election can promote a constructive debate on the fiscal challenges facing the country. Breakfast will be served.

Following the event, the report will be posted at USBudgetWatch.org and CRFB.org.

Moderator:

  • Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Panelists:

  • Vic Fazio, Former Member of Congress; Member, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
  • Bill Frenzel, Former Member of Congress; Co-Chair, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
  • Alice Rivlin, Former Director, Congressional Budget Office; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget; Member, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

 

PRAISE FOR U.S. BUDGET WATCH 2008

"The most detailed analysis of McCain's and Obama's budget plans comes from the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget."

-- CNN

"The most recent, comprehensive analysis of the candidates' spending and taxation plans [is] by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget."

-- New York Times