Obama Administration

Comparison of Health Care Reform Bills

Yesterday, the White House released its version of a health care reform bill to restart the debate on how to reform the country's health care system...

President Releases his Health Care Plan

Update: The Wonk Room has put together a short table comparing the President's plan to the House and Senate bills. Check it out below.Here it is. At...

Obama Establishes Deficit Commission

Update: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he will make Republican appointments to the deficit commission. Saying that the nation's...
Jan 30, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

FISCAL FACT CHECKER: The Obama-Hensarling Exchange

CRFB decided to fact check the exchange between President Obama and Congressman Hensarling at the Republican retreat. Here is the transcript with our...

The State of the Union is...

Yesterday, President Obama gave his first official State of the Union address, outlining his agenda for the rest of the year. We watched the speech...

CRFB's MacGuineas Reacts to Obama's Spending Freeze

Yesterday, CRFB President Maya MacGuineas had an op-ed in CNN calling President Obama's proposed non-security freeze A Good First Step. Here are some...

Obama Partial Discretionary Spending Freeze : A Small First Step

President Obama will propose freezing "non-security" discretionary spending for the next three years (FY2011-13) when he unveils his new...

President Obama Voices Support for Deficit Commission

Here is the statement:The serious fiscal situation that our country faces reflects not only the severe economic downturn we inherited, but also years...

On the President's Spending Cuts....

Yesterday -- citing CRFB's work -- The Stephen Dinan of Washington Times wrote that President Obama, in his first year, was more successful than...
Jan 14, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Obama Proposes Bank Fee to Recoup Bailout Costs

President Obama has just proposed a fee on financial firms, stating his commitment “to recover every single dime the American people are owed....

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