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Peter Orszag

Dressing For Your First Cabinet Meeting: A Slideshow

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Getting dressed for one's first Cabinet meeting is probably not unlike getting dressed for the first day of school. See how Obama's staff decided to d...

Peter Orszag Does "The Daily Show": "This Is A &*$% Big Mess" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Budget Director/HuffPost commenter favorite Peter Orszag went on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night and actually explained President Obama's...

NY Times Profiles Peter Orszag, Obama's "Supernerd" Budget Director

New York Times | Jodi Kantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At 6 in the morning, Peter R. Orszag is racing: across wet pavement for a 35-minute run, into a shower and a suit, and through a living room that look...

White House Task Force To Investigate Tax Revenue Gaps

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House said it would launch a search for new tax revenues, as Congressional leaders moved to scale back proposed spending increases and tax c...

Sam Stein

Orszag On President's And Senate's Budgets: Not Identical Twins, But Brothers Who Look Alike | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag downplayed the major structural changes that Democrats in Congress are making to the Obama budge...

For Pete's Sake! HuffPost Commenters Declare Their Love For Budget Director Orszag (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Ask and you shall receive! When we posed the question "Who's the hottest person in the White House?" last Wednesday, we neglected to include Obama's B...

Sam Stein

Orszag Calls Out GOP On Budget, Channels Inner Ronald Reagan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Asked on Sunday whether the Obama administration's budget proposal was, as posited by Sen. Lindsey Graham, a "scary" idea, OMB Director Peter Orszag d...

Orszag: Obama Will Sign Omnibus Despite Earmark Pledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During our exclusive interview today on "This Week" President Obama's chief number cruncher, Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag, sa...

Recovery.Gov Getting 3,000 Hits Per Second

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The website created by the Obama administration to help taxpayers follow the money -- -- is becoming a new Internet sensation....

Today's Obama Press Conference (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Tuesday night his attempts to lead the nation out of economic turmoil are beginning to yield results, and toned down his c...

Let's Make a Deal Politics

Barbara B. Kennelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara B. Kennelly

Social Security and Medicare did not bring us to this economic precipice or turn our budget surplus into record debt in just eight years, and should not be used as scapegoats.

Obama Signals Shift in Governing Philosophy

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

He is not just saying we need to improve government operations. He's saying we need to put this issue front and center and then he is taking real action.

Peter Orszag, Obama's Budget Director, Saw His Own Investments Hurt In Financial Crisis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama's budget director, Peter Orszag, apparently has had up-close-and-personal experience with the financial meltdown. Among his ...

Senate Dem Accuses Obama Economic Team Member Of Speaking "Mumbo Jumbo"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Democratic senator on Tuesday accused President-elect Obama's incoming director of the Office of Management and Budget of talking "mumbo jumbo" inst...

Obama's Nominees Get Grilled On Capitol Hill Tuesday (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although all eyes are on Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearing for Secretary of State, Obama has a number of appointees in the hot seat today. If yo...

Is Obama a Budget Hawk?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The president-elect seems to be focused on more than increases and decreases in spending, a framing conservatives and Blue Dogs use to describe just about all government programs.

Peter Orszag Says Goodbye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. is gaining an OMB director, but losing an economics blogger. On the Congressional Budget Office's Director's Blog, Peter Orszag announced ...

Obama Says No Extra Help For Chicago Friends (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama indicated Tuesday that his friends in Chicago and Springfield shouldn't expect special treatment for their debt-ridden go...

Where is the Economic Team of Rivals?

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

It appears there is at least one area of his fledgling administration that is not open to discussion or debate -- the economy.

Peter Orszag: Obama's Budget Director - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

***Check back for updates! For the latest on Obama's cabinet, check out HuffPost's Obama Cabinet Big News Page!*** ***UPDATE*** 11/25 1230PM ...