Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal Policy in the News

Line Items: Hockey Edition

Dropping the Puck – The NHL season is finally underway, and it only took the Washington Capitals five games to get a win.
Jan 28, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Washington Post on the Proper Target for Debt Reduction

A recent editorial from the Washington Post takes on the "new school of thought on deficits" that believes that we do
Jan 23, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Inauguration Edition

New Term of Office, New Terms of Debate?
Jan 20, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Waiting to Make Changes Is Not the Answer

In a New York Times op-ed the other d
Jan 16, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Golden Globes Edition

Golden Moment – The Golden Globe Awards were held over the weekend.

Line Items: Back-Up Edition

Monday Morning Quarterbacking – The Washington Redskins stayed in playoff contention Sunday with back-up quarterback Kirk Co

Line Items: Overtime Edition

Crunch Time – The Washington Redskins kept their playoff hopes alive with a come-from-behind victory in sudden-death overtime over

Line Items: December Doldrums Edition

Blue Christmas? – December can be a depressing time for many.

Line Items: Leftovers Edition

Putting the Turkeys Behind Us – We hope everyone had a good holiday weekend! As we all recover from the annual turkey-i

Line Items: NASCAR Edition

Racing to the Cliff – The NASCAR season ended on Sunday with Brad Keselowski claiming his first Sprint Cup championship.