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.

November 05, 2013 US Think Tanks Set Minimum Requirements for Hill Budget Talks | MNI
November 02, 2013 Marc Goldwein: What We Hope to See from the Budget Conference Commitee | Zpolitics
November 01, 2013 Smaller US Deficit Hurts Fight Against Sequester | Defense News
October 31, 2013 Paper Studies US Foreign-Earned Income Exclusion Reform | Tax-News
October 31, 2013 US Budget Week: Hill Talks Begin With Gentle Words, Old Issues | MNI News
October 30, 2013 Farm Subsidies to User Fees Said to Be on Budget-Cut Menu | Bloomberg
October 29, 2013 Aiming for more than bupkis on the budget | CNN Money
October 29, 2013 Podcast: Maya MacGuineas: 'Another View On How To Fix The Debt' | NPR
October 29, 2013 Budget conference getting wide range of advice | The Hill
October 29, 2013 It's budget crunch time. If lawmakers say no 'grand bargain,' then what? | The Christian Science Monitor
October 29, 2013 Tale of The Tape: Comparing The Budget Committee Heads | NPR
October 29, 2013 Is It Time to Reform America's Fiscal Institutions? | EconoMonitor
October 29, 2013 CBO: Raising Medicare age would save far less than previously thought | Fierce Health Finance
October 28, 2013 Republican budget leader Paul Ryan faces key test in U.S. fiscal talks | Reuters
October 27, 2013 Outlaw Shutdowns? That might make Congress worse | Associated Press
October 26, 2013 Federal balanced-budget effort gaining favor | The Columbus Dispatch
October 26, 2013 No easy road to balanced budget | Dayton Daily News
October 25, 2013 Budget bargainers will confront defense v. entitlements tradeoffs | NBC News
October 25, 2013 Lawmakers hope shutdown leads to broader budget fix | Springfield News-Leader
October 21, 2013 2 numbers that could cause another shutdown | CNN Money