Live Tweeting the Debate on the Federal Debt
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.