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.

May 20, 2011 US Budget Recap: Hill Looks for Help, Hope After 'Gang' Falters | iMarketNews
May 20, 2011 Federal Budget Savings? Here's $1 Trillion Worth | Orlando Sentinel
May 20, 2011 Unintended Pregnancies Cost Government $11 Billion a Year | Wall Street Journal
May 19, 2011 Pile of US Debt Would Stretch Beyond Stratosphere | Reuters
May 19, 2011 Biden-Led Debt-Cutting Group Is Said to Agree on $200 Billion in Savings | Bloomberg
May 19, 2011 Sen. Warner: Group Can Finish Plan to Cut Deficit | The Virginian-Pilot
May 18, 2011 Budget Talks by 'Gang' Falter | Wall Street Journal
May 18, 2011 Obama Dips Into US Retirees' Funds | PressTV
May 17, 2011 Tom Coburn Leaves Gang of Six | Washington Post
May 17, 2011 NSBA Hosts Call on Taxes, Deficit | National Small Business Association
May 16, 2011 US Hits Credit Limit, Setting Up 11-Week Fight | Associated Press
May 16, 2011 Economists: Biggest Threat to Job Creation is Out-of-Control Spending, Threat of Tax Hikes |
May 16, 2011 Ezra Klein: Nineteen Budget Plans in Three Tables | Washington Post
May 16, 2011 Debt Ceiling Drama Starts Today | CNN Money
May 16, 2011 Chambliss 'gang' May Yet Play a Key Role | Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 16, 2011 Fixing Federal Debt Will Cost You |
May 14, 2011 Reform Social Security Now? Demographics of Electorate Say Yes. | Christian Science Monitor
May 13, 2011 Tax Debate Causes Rift Among Democrats | Washington Post
May 12, 2011 Deficits: Why Spending Cuts Alone Can't Work | CNN Money
May 11, 2011 Derek Thompson: The Wonky Reform That Could Save Us $300 Billion | The Atlantic
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