Alice Rivlin, First Woman To Serve As Budget Director, Dies At Age 88

May 14, 2019 - 2:44pm EDT
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Rivlin overcame sexism in the world of economics and was a heavweight, serving as former President Bill Clinton's budget director and the first head of the Congressional Budget Office.

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