Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


Fannie and Freddie and the Budget

The Obama Administration held a conference

‘Line’ Items: Ghost Town Edition

Washington Empties Out – With both houses of Congress in recess and the president traveling, Washington feels deserted.

There's a New Sheriff in Town...For Now

With Peter Orszag leaving OMB last Friday and Jacob Lew yet to be sworn in, Jeff

Peter has (Almost) Left the Building

Appearing at his old alma mater, the Brookings Institution, Wednesday, Peter Orszag bid adieu to public sector employment in his final public appea

More from the Mid-Session Review

The OMB's Mid-Session Review (MSR) came out late on Friday afternoon with no fanfare from

‘Line’ Items: Heat Wave Edition

If You Can’t Stand the Heat… – Washington has been experiencing a heat wave, but it can’t all be blamed on the friction between th

OMB Releases Mid Session Review

The OMB released its Mid-Session Review today (see our

‘Line’ Items: International Sports Edition

Opens and Tours – Americans did not fare well in sporting events across the pond this weekend; leaving us Yanks to rely on p

‘Line’ Items: Running of the Bulls Edition

Running for the Exits – The “Running of the Bulls” has begun in Pamplona, Spain.