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.

November 20, 2013 Seib & Wessel: What We're Reading Thursday | The Wall Street Journal
November 20, 2013 Baucus Proposes Changes to Tax Accounting and Cost Recovery Rules | Accounting Today
November 20, 2013 Doing nothing on Social Security isn't responsible | Russellville Courier
November 19, 2013 Obama Intensifies CEO Outreach as Tea Party Draws Business Ire | Bloomberg Businessweek
November 19, 2013 Medicare and Social Security--not defense--are driving debt, says Marco Rubio | Tampa Bay Times | PolitiFact
November 17, 2013 US Hill Budget Chiefs Show Little Interest in Compromise Plan | MNI
November 17, 2013 US Hill Budget Chiefs Slow Little Interest in Compromise Plan | MNI
November 15, 2013 U.S. Rep. Scott Perry says health care law problems have hurt Dems' negotiating position | York Daily Record
November 13, 2013 CBO Briefs Budget Conference on Long-Term Scenarios | Defense Industry Daily
November 13, 2013 Kathy Buggy: Budget Conference Stalling, Must Pick Up Pace | Golden Valley Patch
November 13, 2013 Rev. Al Sharpton, Medicare Part D and enrollment under Obamacare get some needed scrutiny: Politifact Roundup | The Oregonian
November 12, 2013 CBO's Elmendorf Downplays Need for Big Budget Deal | The Fiscal Times
November 11, 2013 Negotiators already stake out positions on budget | The Washington Times
November 11, 2013 Scott Walker says debt projected to double under Obama | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Politifact
November 11, 2013 MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor says national debt is at its lowest point since World War II | Tampa Bay Times PunditFact
November 11, 2013 Al Sharpton criticizes Sarah Palin for comparing slavery and national debt | Tampa Bay Times PunditFact
November 10, 2013 Larry Summers back in spotlight on deficit, growth | Politico
November 08, 2013 The U.S. government is an insurance conglomerate with a large standing army, in one chart | The Washington Post
November 06, 2013 Change in inflation measure would affect federal retirees | The Baltimore Sun
November 05, 2013 What a small-ball budget deal could look like | MSNBC