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The Battle of the Budget in Plain English
Aired 1/4/1996

The battle of the budget rages in Washington and it has a vocabulary of its own: CBO, OMB, baselines, entitlements, and debt ceilings. What does it all mean? Is it petty bickering or historic change? And whatever happened to plain English?
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  Allen Schick
    professor of public policy at the University of Maryland
  David Mason
    director of the U.S. Congress assessment project at the Heritage Foundation
  Robert Reischauer
    senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
  Stephen Moore
    director of fiscal studies at the Cato Institute, co-author of Ending Corporate Welfare as We Know It

Originally Aired: 1/4/1996

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