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.

March 16, 2015 Republicans Seek to Avoid Pentagon Spending Cap Using War Funds | Bloomberg
March 15, 2015 Bouncing the ‘Doc Fix’ | The Wall Street Journal
March 14, 2015 In a Fix | National Review
March 13, 2015 What’s ailing the ‘doc fix’ | The Washington Post
March 13, 2015 GOP Budget Proposals: Mission Impossible | Barron's
March 11, 2015 GOP is warned: ‘$5.5 trillion to get us to balance in 10 years’ | POLITICO
March 10, 2015 Get Excited, Everyone, It’s ‘Doc Fix’ Time | The National Journal
March 09, 2015 Estimated ACA costs fall again, even as expected 'Cadillac' tax revenue dwindles | Modern Healthcare
March 09, 2015 Social Security Doesn’t Come To All Who Paid | In These Times
March 03, 2015 Congress Holds Hearings on the Need for SSDI Reform | The Daily Signal
February 28, 2015 Minnesota congressional delegation slow to propose ways to pay for repeal of medical device tax | Star Tribune
February 26, 2015 Congress May Throw Social Security Disability Insurance a Lifeline | The Fiscal Times
February 23, 2015 GOP plans overhaul for Social Security disability | Washington Examiner
February 18, 2015 Lloyd Doggett says Homeland Security only federal agency not funded through 2015 fiscal year | Austin American-Statesman
February 13, 2015 Funding shortfall for Social Security disability program: Is it real? | The Christian Science Monitor
February 12, 2015 Social Security Disability Funding Fix Hits Brick Wall | The Fiscal Times
February 11, 2015 Hurdles Exist for the Prospects of Any 'Grand Bargain' on Sequester, Defense Spending | Roll Call
February 10, 2015 Medicare and Social Security Costs? Out of Sight, Out of Mind | The Wall Street Journal
February 08, 2015 Little hope in dealing with long-term US deficit | Arizona Daily Star
February 06, 2015 Lexington: Fun on a budget | The Economist