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  1. After Blowing Up the Deficit, House Passes Mostly Phony Spending CutsThis “spending clawback” bill involves the budgetary equivalent of sofa-cushion money.
  2. Trump’s Budget Director Playing Key Role in Obamacare Replacement DramaFor Mick Mulvaney, this is part of the big project of privatizing Social Security and Medicare.
  3. Mick Mulvaney’s Job Will Be a NightmareWith no time to spare and no margin for error, the new OMB director must somehow give Congress guidance after resolving his differences with Trump.
  4. politics
    Democratic Senator Blocks Obama Cabinet Nominee Over Oil DrillingLouisiana senator Mary Landrieu has told Obama she won’t approve his nominee to run the nation’s budget office unless he allows offshore drilling.
  5. politics as unusual
    ‘Allegedly Hunky’ Peter Orszag Is Stuck Between a Babe and a Nerd PlaceThe low-key budget director is flummoxed by recent tabloid attention.