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Automatic Budget Cuts

Workers At Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Site Fired Due To Sequestration

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green

YAKIMA, Wash. — Pink slips went out Monday to nearly 250 workers and more than 2,500 others were notified that they face furloughs of several we...

Looming Cuts Make Workers Anxious Miles Away From Washington

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

KITTERY, Maine -- They don't care which side caused Washington's latest crisis. Five hundred miles from Capitol Hill, the men and women of the Portsm...

Obama Hopes For Big Deal Amid Blown Deadline

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A fiscal deadline all but blown, President Barack Obama says he once again wants to seek a big...

Looming Fight Draws Yawns From Crisis-Weary Americans

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick in. Americans are ...

Looming Cuts Could Cause Air Headache

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government has no choice but to furlough air traffic controllers in the event of automatic spending cuts, raising the specter o...

Republicans Already Winning On Pivotal Issue

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans and other fiscal conservatives keep insisting on more federal austerity and a smaller government. Without much fanfare ...

Boehner Doc Throws Cold Water On Talking Point

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

With deep sequestration cuts just days away, Congress is on vacation....

Looming 'Perfect Storm' Could Be Exaggerated

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

* Pentagon says reductions likely to cause readiness crisis * Law requiring across-the-board cuts limits flexibility * S...

Meat Ax Approach Will Not Cause Sky To Fall

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

* Washington operations to continue March 1 amid budget cuts * Layoff notices most likely first move * Democrats, Republ...