February 15, 2006United States
Chairman Nussle, Ranking Member Spratt and members of the Committee, I am pleased to have the opportunity to discuss the topic of mandatory spending in the federal budget. In my remarks, I wish to ma…
November 14, 2005United States
November 14, 2005—Council President Richard N. Haass has named Douglas Holtz-Eakin, current director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the new director of the Council’s Maurice R. Greenberg C…
November 25, 2019Election 2020
Update: Deval Patrick announced on February 12, 2020, that he was ending his campaign for president. Deval Patrick is testing the accuracy of the old saying, “Better late than never.” Last Decembe…
Each year the Council on Foreign Relations names one of its early career fellows the Dillon Fellow, in honor of former CFR Vice Chairman C. Douglas Dillon.
October 31, 2019United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $16 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
August 6, 2019Election 2020
Update: Cory Booker announced on January 13, 2020, that he was ending his campaign. Is America ready for a president who is single and a vegan? Cory Booker, New Jersey’s junior senator, certainly …
June 21, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic field could touch on a number of foreign policy issues, from climate change to Iran, during its first prime-time sparring session.