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.

October 16, 2009 ‘Pandering’ Now On Social Security to Cost U.S. Later, Budget Hawks Say | CQ Budget Tracker
October 16, 2009 Lawmakers Back $250 Checks | The Washington Post
October 15, 2009 Seniors on Social Security likely to get a bonus check | The Christian Science Monitor
October 15, 2009 Obama Backs $250 Payment to Seniors Lacking COLA Hike | Bloomberg
October 15, 2009 Critics Call Proposed Payments To US Seniors Political Pandering | The Wall Street Journal
October 15, 2009 The Politics Don't Add Up | Slate
October 15, 2009 Deficit Dilemma: How to Dig Out? | The Wall Street Journal
October 14, 2009 Republicans are preparing to reprise amendments... | CQ Budget Tracker
October 13, 2009 Pawlenty wants more troops in Afghanistan; knocks Obama on spending | Minnesota Public Radio
October 13, 2009 Health care reform may not cut costs | Tri County Record
October 09, 2009 Preventing Medicare and Social Security from going broke | Los Angeles Times
October 08, 2009 FACTBOX-Comparison of Senate, House health reform costs | Reuters
October 08, 2009 Morton Kondracke: Will reform cut health care costs? Don't bet on it | Galesburg Register-Mail
October 08, 2009 When should we start caring about debt? | Los Angeles Times
October 07, 2009 Do we need another stimulus? | Los Angeles Times
October 07, 2009 Morton Kondracke: Cost containment eludes health reformers | The Billings Gazette
October 06, 2009 Did Obama’s stimulus plan work? | The Christian Science Monitor
October 06, 2009 Obama weighs job creation options | Financial Times
October 06, 2009 Cokie Roberts says government accounts for 40 percent of GDP | St. Petersburgs Times
October 03, 2009 Political Economy: False Dichotomy | CQ Politics
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