Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

2012 Election

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Build Back Better for Less: Two Illustrative Packages

Note: We have published a chartbook to accompany this paper.

Line Items: Election Edition

Decision Time – Election Day is tomorrow and the stakes are high.

Line Items: Debate Edition

Up for Debate – Election 2012 is entering the final stretch and it is still up for grabs.
Oct 18, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

More Analysis of Gov. Romney's Deductions Cap

After we analyzed a part of it two weeks ago, Governor Mitt Romney's tax plan is
Oct 17, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Revisiting Our Live Fact-Checking of the Second Presidential Debate

As with the previous two debates (one presidential and one

Fact Checking The Debates: Round III

Tonight at 9 PM on the grounds of Hofstra University is the second presidential debate and the only debate with a town hall format.

MY VIEW: Tim Penny

Former Congressman and CRFB Board Member Tim Penny (D-MN)
Oct 15, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Expanding on Our Live Fact-Checking

After live fact-checking the vice presidential debate on

Fact Checking the Debates: Round 2

Vice President Joe Biden and Representive Paul Ryan (R-WI) will take the stage in Kentucky tonight at 9:00 PM E.T.

Fiscal Background for Tonight's Debate

Tonight at 9 PM in Kentucky will be the first and only vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and candidate Paul Ryan.