Douglas Holtz-Eakin

McCain-Palin 2008

Douglas Holtz-Eakin is a senior policy adviser for the McCain-Palin 2008 campaign.

Douglas Holtz-Eakin appears in the following:

Trump's Tax Plan Is All About the Cuts

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Independent analysts say that without significant offsetting measures, the corporate tax cut will almost certainly lead to an increase in the federal deficit.


CBO: Republican Health Plan Will Leave 24 Million Uninsured

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Though the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion, the CBO estimates that the GOP plan to repeal and replace the ACA would leave 24 million without insurance by 2026.

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August Job Numbers

Friday, September 03, 2010

James Parrott, deputy director and chief economist at the Fiscal Policy Institute, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss national and local job numbers for August.

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Critic Says Health Care Reform Will Raise Deficit

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The passage of the health care reform bill is controversial for many reasons, but a main argument among critics is that it will cost more money than it will save. If signed into law as expected, the legislation would cost about $938 billion dollars. But, the Congressional Budget Office has said the bill will reduce federal deficits by an estimated $138 billion dollars in the next decade. We hear from one critic, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and former economic advisor for Sen. John McCain when he was the Republican presidential candidate.


SOTU Reaction

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former senior advisor to the McCain 2008 campaign, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their reactions to last night's State of the Union address.

Do you feel better about what the president has done on the economy, ...

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Review of the SOTU

Thursday, January 28, 2010

President Obama delivered his first State of the Union speech last night. Former senior advisor to the McCain ’08 campaign, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their analysis of the speech. Plus, schizophrenia and race; your calls on the State ...

Remember the Elephant

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, chief adviser to John McCain's '08 campaign, assesses the current economic situation, looks back at the Presidential race, and predicts the future of the GOP.

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economic advisors

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Takeaway talks to the top economic advisers for the presidential candidates about how each envisions coping with the most difficult economic conditions in memory. View The Takeaw...


The McCain Agenda

Thursday, July 03, 2008

A discussion on politics and policy with Douglas Holtz-Eakin, senior policy adviser to John McCain's presidential campaign and former director of the Congressional Budget Office.

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Big Ideas

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Live, from Aspen, Colorado, coverage of the 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival -- a celebration of intellect, vision, and big ideas (or, in the words of some, a wonkapalooza). Tune in to hear Brian discuss the 21st century workforce with Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, Wendy Kopp ...