Annelise Anderson
Associate Director, OMB, 1981-1983

Bert Carp
Deputy Assistant for Domestic Affairs for President Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981

Senator Tom Daschle
Senator (D-SD), 1987-2005

Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Director, CBO, 2003-2005

Jim Miller
Director, OMB, 1985-1988

Rudolph Penner
Director, CBO, 1983-1987

Robert Reich
Secretary of Labor, 1993-1997

Robert Rubin
Secretary of the Treasury, 1995-1999

Warren Rudman
Senator (R-NH), 1980-1993

Charles Schultze
Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, 1977-1981

John Sununu
White House Chief of Staff, 1989-1991

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Photograph: Robert Reich

Douglas Holtz-Eakin received a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1985. He served a Senior Staff Economist on President George H.W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisors from 1989 to 1990, as Chief Economist on President George W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisors from 2001 to 2001, and as Director of the Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2005.

In this interview, Dr. Holtz-Eakin discusses George W. Bush's fiscal record, the impact of September 11 on the federal budget, and the operations of the Congressional Budget Office.

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