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.

January 24, 2016 Americans’ Focus on Deficit Wanes as Budget Experts Warn Policy Makers It’s Time to Start Paying Attention | The Daily Signal
January 24, 2016 Former Politicians Warn of Debt Crisis | Seacoast Online (NH)
January 23, 2016 Two Strong Standouts in Iowa Caucuses | The Daily Nonpareil
January 22, 2016 Gut Punch | Politico Morning Tax
January 21, 2016 What CBO’s Debt Projections Suggest About Congress and the Budget Process | WSJ
January 20, 2016 Nicklaus: Deficit is About to Start Rising Again, But Candidates Ignore It | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 20, 2016 Facebook Email Modernizing Social Security and Medicare Starts with Leadership | The Catalyst
January 19, 2016 National Debt? What’s That? | National Review
January 19, 2016 If Bernie Sanders can do it, why can't Donald Trump? | CNN Money
January 19, 2016 UnitedHealth Sees More Customers, More Losses | Politico Pulse
January 19, 2016 Once Upon A Time, Congress Cut Deficits; Now CBO Says That's Over | NPR
January 19, 2016 So Much for Deficit Reduction: Red Ink Up Again, Thanks to Tax Breaks, Health Spending | The Business Journals
January 19, 2016 CBO Warns Congressional Spending is Driving Up the Deficit | The Fiscal Times
January 19, 2016 New Era of Rising Deficits Has Begun, CBO Says | Market Watch
January 19, 2016 U.S. Budget Deficit To Hit Post-Crisis High | Financial Times
January 18, 2016 Falling Deficit to Reverse Course in 2016 as U.S. Ages | New York Times
January 18, 2016 Large Federal Debt Remains A Major Problem | Florida Times-Union Editorial
January 18, 2016 Here Come Big Budget Deficits! | Reason
January 18, 2016 Deficit expected to grow to $544 billion for fiscal 2016, by $1.5 trillion over 10 years | Washington Examiner
January 15, 2016 Editorial: Trump Promises Carry A Price | Pensacola News Journal
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