Congressional Budget Office

Will Republicans Put a Hack in Charge of Washington's Last Impartial Institution?
November 17, 2014

Please, GOP, don't ruin the only functioning office on Capitol Hill.

The Obamacare Debate Was One of the Most Transparent in Recent Memory
November 12, 2014

And to say otherwise is to distort the truth.

The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
SNAP has halved the number of children living in extreme poverty.
July 29, 2014

A primer on one of the most successful anti-poverty programs we have—and why conservative plans to dismantle it make no sense.

Obamacare Haters, Your Case Just Got Weaker
New report suggests number of uninsured declined, just as expected
July 10, 2014

The number of Americans without insurance has declined by 9.5 MILLION.

Cause for Concern
Health-care costs are rising—and the experts aren't sure why
April 21, 2014

Health care wonks across the country are all thinking the same thing: Ruh roh.

A New Report on Obamacare Says It's $104 Billion Cheaper Than Expected
April 14, 2014

Congressional Republicans apparently forgot to tell the Congressional Budget Office that Obamacare is a "train wreck."

Obamacare's Mandate Is Complicating Life for Both Parties
March 13, 2014

A Republican attack backfires, but Democrats should be careful about celebrating too much.

That CBO Report on Obama's Minimum-Wage Proposal is Remarkably Biased
February 18, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office just threw a hand grenade into the debate over the minimum wage.

Now Conservatives Are Complaining That Obamacare Doesn't Do Enough
February 10, 2014

The health law's critics find a new way to twist the numbers.

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