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.

April 21, 2015 Mike Crapo, Jeff Sessions hope final GOP budget will offset ‘doc fix’ | POLITICO
April 21, 2015 Congress starts work on slashing trillions from federal budget | Daily Herald
April 21, 2015 Are Republicans still going to talk about entitlements? | The Washington Post
April 20, 2015 Finding a Modern Balance in the Tradition of Tax Cuts | The New York Times
April 20, 2015 Oops, Congress Failed Again: A Missed Opportunity to Fix Medicare | The National Interest
April 20, 2015 Republicans Shrug Off Deficit Woes in Half-Trillion-Dollar Binge | Bloomberg Politics
April 19, 2015 The Republican Schism Over Taxes | Bloomberg
April 19, 2015 Congress Is Tiptoeing Away From Spending Curbs | The Wall Street Journal
April 17, 2015 Finally, a break in the congressional gridlock? | The Washington Post
April 17, 2015 Why Chris Christie Is Right to Take an Ax to Entitlements | The Fiscal Times
April 17, 2015 Dreams of a balanced budget fading fast as Congress continues to pile on the debt | The Blaze
April 17, 2015 Commentary: Congress heaps on more debt burden | Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
April 16, 2015 Chris Christie says his Social Security plan hurts the rich, but it really hurts the poor | Vox
April 15, 2015 Chris Christie’s tilt at Social Security | The Washington Post
April 14, 2015 Christie wants means testing for Social Security | CNBC Closing Bell
April 14, 2015 A Smarter Way to Pay Doctors | Bloomberg View
April 14, 2015 Christie: Cut entitlements for rich, hike retire age | My Central Jersey
April 14, 2015 Congress Votes Raise for Doctors in U.S. Medicare Payments | Bloomberg Politics
April 14, 2015 McConnell’s Priorities: Balance Budget, Then Increase Deficits In Separate Bill | The Daily Caller
April 14, 2015 Ahead of Senate vote, Ted Cruz & Co. stand athwart bipartisan ‘doc fix’ | The Washington Post