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.

December 15, 2013 Video: Maya MacGuineas: Budget deal falling short in tackling government's spending? | Fox Business
December 15, 2013 A mini bargain on federal budget is better than none | The Florida Times-Union
December 14, 2013 The Issue: Budget deal moves to Senate; new era of compromise? | United Press International
December 14, 2013 Robert Samuelson: The luxury of muddling through | The Washington Post
December 14, 2013 Unemployment Benefits End Right After Christmas. Here's What Happens Next. | National Journal
December 13, 2013 Maybe Democrats Didn't Do So Bad In The Budget Deal After All | Business Insider Australia
December 13, 2013 House budget bargain faces Senate filibuster; Republicans line up to oppose | The Washington Times
December 12, 2013 Video: Bipartisan Budget Agreement Is Progress: MacGuineas | Bloomberg TV
December 12, 2013 Congress, the White House, and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 2013 | PBS NewsHour
December 12, 2013 How Paul Ryan Won the Budget War--in 1 Chart | The Atlantic
December 12, 2013 While budget deal avoids big issues, just both sides talking is a feat | McClatchy DC
December 11, 2013 Editorial: A flawed budget deal is better than no deal | The Washington Post
December 11, 2013 'Grand bargain' less likely next year: MacGuineas | Market Watch
December 11, 2013 Counterpoint: Maybe Republicans aren't winning on spending, after all | The Washington Post
December 10, 2013 Video: Maya MacGuineas discusses the budget deal on CNBC's Closing Bell | CNBC
December 10, 2013 Podcast: Maya MacGuineas on NPR's Morning Edition | NPR
December 10, 2013 Critics say congressional budget deal falls short | CBS News
December 10, 2013 No 'grand bargain' in budget deal: What does that mean for the economy? (+video) | The Christian Science Monitor
December 10, 2013 Budget deal shows G.O.P. holds the whip | The New Yorker
December 10, 2013 You Don't Get Everything You Want in Divided Government | National Review Online