Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Live Tweeting the Debate on the Federal Debt

Jan 21, 2010

Update: The debate between Maya MacGuineas and Brad Delong is about to begin. See the live tweets here: http://twitter.com/BudgetHawks

Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joined three other budget experts testifying today before the House Budget Committee.  MacGuineas was discussing the Peterson-Pew Commission's recent report Red Ink Rising.  We will post more on that hearing later today.

Also, at 12:30 this afternoon, MacGuineas will participate in a debate sponsored by the National Academy of Social Insurance at the National Press Club.  The topic is How Should We Think About the Public Debt?  Should be a lively debate with Brad DeLong, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley.  Follow our live Tweet of the debate this afternoon.