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.

August 11, 2011 Debt Panel Members Face Conflicting Pressures | Associated Press
August 11, 2011 Republicans Set Debt-Panel Roster | Wall Street Journal
August 11, 2011 GOP Announces Its Budget Deficit 'Super Committee' Selections | LA Times
August 10, 2011 Latest Picks for Debt Panel Spark Some Pessimism | Associated Press
August 10, 2011 Editorial: This is a Matter of National Willpower | Florida Times-Union
August 10, 2011 Fact Checker: Obama’s Claim That the Debt Problem Can ‘Go Away’ | Washington Post
August 09, 2011 What is the S&P Rating? | MyFox9
August 09, 2011 Deficit Panel Faces Tax Fight | Roll Call
August 08, 2011 Tax Incentives on the Block as Lawmakers Eye Deficit Reduction | Fox News
August 08, 2011 Deficit Hawks Say Downgrade Shows Need for Grand Bargain on Debt | The Hill
August 08, 2011 Jim DeMint Says the Debt-Ceiling Bill Won't Actually Cut the National Debt | PolitiFact
August 08, 2011 Budget Groups Use Ratings Downgrade to Press for New Deficit Action | Congressional Quarterly (subscription required)
August 08, 2011 Pete Peterson: A New Chance to Get Budget Right | Politico
August 08, 2011 How Bad Will Economic News Get in U.S. and Worldwide? | USA Today
August 08, 2011 Maya MacGuineas: S&P Rating: How to Get Back to AAA | CNN Money
August 08, 2011 Jonathan Capehart: The S&P Downgrade is a Much-Needed Kick in the Pants | Washington Post
August 07, 2011 Rating Downgrade: Did S&P Get it Right? | CNN Money
August 06, 2011 After Downgrade, Debt Panel May Be Congress's First Test | Wall Street Journal
August 06, 2011 Maya MacGuineas: With Downgrade, Now Can We Get Serious About Debt? | CNN
August 05, 2011 Jonathan Alter: Coming Lobbyist Brawl May (Really) Fix Our Taxes | Bloomberg
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