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.

January 28, 2014 Reid: U.S. Senate to take up jobless benefits extension bill next week | Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 25, 2014 Washington's attention-deficits disorder | Politico
January 19, 2014 Lawmakers should offer up a fiscally responsible 'tax extenders' bill | Washington Post
January 13, 2014 Maya MacGuineas: Helping the budget $150 billion at a time | The Hill
January 13, 2014 Three Medium-Sized Budget Deals | National Review
January 12, 2014 'Double dipping' limit could help pay for jobless benefits | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 09, 2014 'A Promise Broken': Budget deal Hits Military Retirees' Pensions | Fox Business
January 09, 2014 Lackluster jobs report fails to get Congress back to work unemployment insurance | MarketWatch
January 09, 2014 3 things to know about interest rates in 2014 | Housing Wire
January 08, 2014 5 Facts You Should Know About Social Security | The Huffington Post
January 07, 2014 CRFB Comments on the one tenth percent/year increase | Angry Bear
January 07, 2014 Defending the Military Pension Cut | National Review
December 29, 2013 President signs physician payment law | Medical Practice Insider
December 29, 2013 Chinese Local Government Spending Spikes Debt | Wall Street Cheat Sheet
December 29, 2013 Entitlements gobbling up federal government's revenue | The Columbus Dispatch
December 29, 2013 Conservation offers major opportunities for energy savings | The Florida TImes-Union
December 23, 2013 Kevin Glass: Here We Go Again: The Next Debt Ceiling Fight |
December 19, 2013 Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous | Forbes
December 18, 2013 It's Almost Certain that the Social Security Trust Fund Will Run Out of Money by 2037 | Friends of the US Chamber of Commerce
December 17, 2013 Video: Maya MacGuineas: 'senate Passes Budget Deal 64-36' | Bloomberg TV