U.S. Budget Watch is a historical project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which provided analysis around the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. This site is not regularly updated.


The items below reflect recent articles that quote or feature CRFB staff and board members.

September 09, 2011 Rep. Runyan Claims Debt Ceiling Compromise Links “a Debt Ceiling Increase to Spending Cuts for the First Time Ever” | PolitiFact
September 08, 2011 What the Debt Ceiling Deal Means for Consumers | US News & World Report
September 08, 2011 Debt Supercommittee Faces Super-sized Challenges | Washington Post
September 07, 2011 Maya MacGuineas: Supercommittee Needs to Go Bigger | The Hill
September 07, 2011 Jobs Gaining Ground in Debt Debate | Congressional Quarterly
September 07, 2011 Senate Panel Boosts FEMA Funding | LA Times
September 07, 2011 Starbucks CEO: Tell Lawmakers to Get Along | CNN Money
September 05, 2011 Deficit Debate Turns to Talk of Jobs | Congressional Quarterly
September 02, 2011 White House Projects Declining Deficit in 2012 | USA Today
September 01, 2011 Crowdsourcing Deficit Reduction | Wall Street Journal
August 31, 2011 Washington Debates $4 Trillion "Grand Bargain" | BFAS
August 30, 2011 Rick Perry Says National Debt, Obama's Refusal to Control Spending Led to Credit Rating Downgrade | PolitiFact
August 29, 2011 Q+A: Can the "Super Committee" Get a Budget Deal? | Reuters
August 29, 2011 PolitiFact Finds Scott Statement on Debt-Limit Deal to be True | Richmond Times-Dispatch
August 27, 2011 Bernanke Blames Politics for Financial Upheaval | New York Times
August 27, 2011 Policymakers Seek Prescription For Ailing Economy | NPR
August 26, 2011 Bernanke Says D.C. Needs to Work to Strengthen U.S. Economy | Seattle Times
August 26, 2011 Bernanke Warns Over Washington Wrangling | Financial Times
August 26, 2011 As Economy Teeters, All Eyes On Bernanke | NPR
August 25, 2011 Glenn Kessler: Warning to Budget Mavens: ‘Tax Expenditures’ May Yield Less Than Expected | Washington Post
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