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.

February 10, 2011 Anyone Set For a Game of Budget Chicken? | Albany Times-Union
February 10, 2011 Obama Must Lead in Cutting ‘Lethal’ Debt | Roll Call
February 09, 2011 Deficit Diggers Now Vow to Fill Hole | The Washington Times
February 08, 2011 No Excuses on Debt, Mr. Obama | CNN Money
January 31, 2011 President Missed Opportunity to Set Stage for Debt Deal, Deficit Hawks Say | The Hill
January 27, 2011 Obama Misses Main Point Entirely | Investors Business Daily
January 27, 2011 It's official: The debt is ballooning. Now can we think clearly? | The Washington Post
January 27, 2011 Record US budget deficit projected | Financial Times
January 25, 2011 Obama's State of the Union long on US greatness, short on austerity | Christian Science Monitor
January 25, 2011 In Global Challenge, Obama Urges 'Big Things' | International Business Times
January 25, 2011 Obama Counters G.O.P. With Plan to Extend Spending Freeze | New York Times
January 25, 2011 No stemming red ink: Federal deficit to hit $1.5T | Associated Press
January 25, 2011 Looking for an Elusive Middle Ground on Government Spending | PBS Newshour
January 25, 2011 Obama wants to snip discretionary spending | Marketplace from American Public Media
January 24, 2011 Obama won't endorse raising retirement age or reducing Social Security benefits | Washington Post
January 24, 2011 Obama endorses spending freeze | Financial Times
January 24, 2011 Social Security Backers on Alert for Obama ‘Code’ on Compromise | Bloomberg Business Week
January 24, 2011 Paying lip service to the national debt | CNN Money
January 24, 2011 Budget watchdogs to Obama, Congress: Be bolder | McClatchy Newspapers
January 23, 2011 Dear Mr. President: Don't punt on debt | CNN Money
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