President Bush presented his budget to Congress on Monday, featuring a $48 billion boost for defense spending and emphasizing performance criteria as the basis of funding decisions for the government’s many agencies and programs. A panel talks about the economic and political underpinnings of his proposal, and how it’s being received in Congress.

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  • Norman Ornstein Is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
  • Thomas Mann Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"

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