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Budget Chief Nominee Took $900K From Citigroup Post-Bailout

Washington Times | Jim McElhatton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama's choice to be the government's chief budget officer received a bonus of more than $900,000 from Citigroup Inc. last year -- after the...

Paul Krugman for OMB

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

The president should nominate Paul Krugman to replace Peter Orszag as director of the Office of Management and Budget. The Obama administration lost the narrative on fiscal stimulus. Paul Krugman can get them back on track.

Peter Orszag: NY Times Profiles The Sexiest Nerd In Washington

New York Times | MARK LEIBOVICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

IN retrospect, maybe the whole Peter Orszag groupie phenomenon was getting a little out of hand early last year with the (ahem) birth of Orszagasm.com...