Capitol Hill Buzz: Past budget office heads seek respect

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Capitol Hill Buzz: Past budget office heads seek respect
Capitol Hill Buzz: Past budget office heads seek respect

An occasional look at what Capitol Hill is talking about

FILE – In this April 1, 2011 file photo, Keith Hall testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Keith Hall became the ninth Director of the Congressional Budget Office on April 1, 2015. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has taken a lot of abuse lately as Republicans from the White House on down have worked to discredit its inconvenient analyses of GOP health legislation. Now the agency’s former leaders, Republican and Democrat alike, have signed onto a joint letter objecting to the recent criticism and urging lawmakers to give CBO the respect it deserves. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)