Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

US Budget Watch 2020

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Sep 29, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release

Factchecking and Live-Tweeting the Presidential Debates

Tonight's presidential debate marks the first debate of the 2020 general election campaign and will surely touch on fiscal issues. 
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Comparing President Trump’s Record to His 2016 Agenda

During the 2016 campaign, US Budget Watch estimated that then-candidate Donald Trump’s proposed agenda would add $4.6 trillion to budget deficits...
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Understanding Joe Biden's 2020 Health Care Plan

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden has proposed a significant agenda to address health care coverage and costs. He...
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Aug 27, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Joe Biden Significantly Raise Taxes on Middle Class Americans?

During the 2020 Republican National Convention, several speakers claimed that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden would sub
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Jul 30, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Understanding Joe Biden's 2020 Tax Plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden – the presumptive Democratic nominee for President in the 2020 election – has put forward a variety of tax proposal

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...
Mar 3, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Does a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

President Trump tweeted support for a one-year payroll tax cut Monday

Pete Buttigieg's Climate Change Plan

Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has proposed a climate change

Primary Care: Estimating Democratic Candidates’ Health Plans

Health care is the single largest part of the federal budget and a key driver of our unsustainably rising national debt. Rising health care...

New Infographics on 2020 Candidates' Health Plans

We have updated these infographics – originally published on February 7 – to reflect a new

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