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2013 Sequestration

Army Competition Rocked By Major Cuts

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Some contestants for the Army's soldier of the year no longer compete against one another in person, but now must be judged ...

Air Force Begins Grounding Combat Aircraft Due To Steep Cuts

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. — The Air Force began grounding about one-third of its active-duty combat aircraft on Tuesday because of automatic federal spending...

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 ...

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...

Sam Stein

Congress Unlikely To Stop Sequestration Despite Ominous GDP Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and economists urged Congress to reconsider the massive spending cuts set to begin in March in light of Wednesday's alarming n...