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 04, 2016 Candidates' Budget Plans Don't Add Up | Orlando Sentinel (Paywall)
March 03, 2016 House Budget Plan Would Rely on $6 Trillion in Spending Cuts | CQ Roll Call (Paywall)
March 03, 2016 Trump, Cruz, Sanders Want 5% GDP Growth. Good Luck | CBS Money Watch
March 03, 2016 Latest Jobs Report Provides Opening for Candidates to Share Economy Plans | The Guardian
March 02, 2016 Trump Health Plan Recycles Long-Standing Republican Ideas | Modern Healthcare
March 02, 2016 Which Candidate Would Make America Greatest? | Market Watch
March 02, 2016 Cruz’s Economic Plan Would Add Trillions to the Debt | The Fiscal Times
March 01, 2016 Public-sector Jobs Deficit Hurts Minorities and Women | MarketPlace
March 01, 2016 The Biggest, Greatest, Most Terrific Recession | Slate
March 01, 2016 Editorial: The Big Issue We're Avoiding | The Ledger
February 29, 2016 The Trump Test for Principled Republicans | WSJ (Paywall)
February 29, 2016 Donald Trump's Policies Are Even Worse Than You Fear | The Week
February 29, 2016 Cruz The Budget-Buster | Politico Morning Tax
February 29, 2016 TRAIL TRANSLATOR: Sanders' 'Vanilla' Version of Socialism | Associated Press
February 29, 2016 In Deep Sea of Debt | Northwest Arkansas Democratic Gazette
February 28, 2016 Analysis: Cruz Platform Adds $12.3 Trillion to Federal Debt | Washington Examiner
February 27, 2016 Rousos: Growing National Debt is a Ticking Time Bomb | Politics in Polk
February 26, 2016 Donald Ducks the Big Questions | The Economist
February 26, 2016 Uncovering the Bad Math (or Logic) of an Economic Analysis Embraced by Bernie Sanders | NYT Upshot
February 26, 2016 Donald Trump Economics: Will His Presidency Make The American Economy Great Again? |