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2013 Sequester

Sam Stein

Life Under Sequestration Creates Nightmare Scenarios For Head Start Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rhonda Reynolds was paying bills in downtown Pratt, Kan., on a hot and sunny mid-June afternoon when the second call came from her daugh...

Sam Stein

Obama: I Can't Force Congress To Behave

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday chastised Congress -- mainly Republicans -- for moving quickly to end flight delays caused by sequestr...

Sam Stein

Head Start Families Left With No Good Options Due To Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ripple effects of sequestration are taking hold. And among the first and most affected are hundreds of lower-income parents forced t...

Major Cuts Will Force Universities To Scale Back In Key Area

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Reid Blasted For Invoking Tragic Accident Amid Sequestration Talk

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) raised questions on Tuesday about the effects of sequestration, moments after invoking a Monday training ac...

Dem: Obama Administration 'At Times' Overstated Damage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) claimed the Obama administration has "at times" overstated the potential damage of sequestration. “Maybe at times the...

Obama, GOP Quietly Working To Blunt Impact Of Big Cuts

Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and congressional Republicans are quietly working in tandem to blunt th...

GOP Seeks To Avert Some Cuts, Not Others

Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House are moving to take the roughest edges off across-the-board ...

Irate Constituents Give Congress An Earful

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is getting an earful about the big spending cuts beginning to hit ...

Obama: Crisis Will 'Inflict Pain'

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - Just hours after across-the-board spending cuts officially took effect, President ...

Obama, Leaders Meet At White House Over Sequester

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Obama met with congressional leaders Friday to discuss looming automatic budget cuts. Republican House Speaker John Boehner was among the leaders w...

What Is The Sequester?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The sequester is what everyone, at least in Washington, seems to be talking about. But what is sequestration exactly? Set to begin March 1 at 11:5...

Blame Game Gets Louder

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A day before sweeping budget cuts begin, the White House and Re...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Fails To Avert Major Spending Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted down opposing plans to avert the across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration on Thursday, just a day befor...