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 12, 2014 Budget Highlights Fiscal Issues Facing U.S.: MacGuineas | Bloomberg TV
November 10, 2014 How GOP can get to magic 60 votes, send bills to Obama | The News Tribune
November 10, 2014 Post-election economic outlook | Fox News
November 10, 2014 McConnell pressed to repeal ObamaCare with budget move | The Hill
November 04, 2014 A Better World: City moves for savings, flexibility on health insurance | The Florida Times-Union
November 04, 2014 GOP voters nostalgic for outsourcing, unemployment and weaker job creation | The Hill
October 29, 2014 How a Republican Senate would try to shrink the government | Market Watch
October 28, 2014 Medicaid costs slow but not for the reason you might assume | Government Health IT
October 28, 2014 Campaign Interception: GOP Blasts Dems for Threatening Social Security | The Fiscal Times
October 27, 2014 GPHA: Medicare Spend Slowdown Shows Generics Are Crucial | Politico Pro
October 27, 2014 Election Nears, Republicans Go Soft On Social Security | The Daily Caller
October 27, 2014 GOP Senate would mean more clashes with Obama, little progress | McClatchy DC
October 24, 2014 GOP changes tune on cutting Social Security with elections on the line | The Washington Post
October 22, 2014 MacGuineas: Yes, the Deficit Is Smaller. But That Wasn’t the Main Problem. | The Wall Street Journal Think Tank
October 22, 2014 The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D | Health Affairs Blog
October 22, 2014 You may want to thank George W. Bush — not Obamacare — for the remarkable Medicare cost slowdown | The Washington Post Wonkblog
October 17, 2014 Fiscal 2014 deficit falls to lowest level since 2008 | Fierce Government
October 14, 2014 Obama’s Sweet Spot May Sour as Deficit Seen Wider in 2016 | Bloomberg
October 08, 2014 Republicans Want to Apply “Fairy Dust” Math to the Federal Budget | Ring of Fire
October 07, 2014 Morning Tax | POLITICO