Obama Administration

Hiatt: There Hasn't Been a Deficit Victory

In an op-ed in the Washington Post yesterday, editor Fred Hiatt pushed back on assertions by the Obama Administration that they have won over the...

CBO Releases Analysis of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its analysis of the President's FY 2015 budget, applying its own budget baseline and methodology...

Taking Stock of the Long-Term Fiscal Picture

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) isn't the only agency in town that does long-term projections. The Treasury Department annually releases the...

CRFB's Analysis of the FY 2015 President's Budget

The President's budget is here, and so is CRFB's analysis. Our paper breaks down the key budget metrics, the policies the President uses to get there...

Chained CPI Not in President's FY2015 Budget

Today, the White House announced that the President will not propose adopting the “chained CPI” in the President’s Budget this year...

Entitlement Reform Should Be in the President's Budget

Last Friday, 16 Senate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama, but it wasn't for Valentine's Day. Rather, the letter warned the President against...

The Budgetary Effect of the State of the Union

While the President's 2014 State of the Union address largely eschewed talking about fiscal policy directly, it did touch on a number of proposals...
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Has the Deficit Been Cut in Half?

Last night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address to Congress, which mentioned fiscal policy on a several occasions. As one of the...
Jan 29, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release

State of the Union: What We Heard

Yesterday, President Obama addressed the nation in his sixth State of the Union address. Unsurprisingly, the main focus of his speech was not on our...
Jan 28, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB Tweets and Fact Checks the State of the Union

Tonight at 8:00 PM, President Obama will address Congress and the nation in the State of the Union address. As he lays out his agenda for the next...

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