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Barack Obama Sequester

The Suddenly Scrambling Obama

William Bradley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama, trying a new tack on the sequester and overall fiscal fronts, has embarked on an extensive program of reaching out to Republican members of Congress, having privately had a number of them over a couple of evenings this week at the White House.

Obama Must Lead

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

There was no excuse for the president to shout from the rooftops about the dangers of sequester while not doing a thing to prevent it. Americans need jobs, not spin, and leaders, not photo ops.

Congressional Republicans and the Sequestration Squeeze

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

Republicans on Capitol Hill have dug themselves into a deep and narrow chasm whose walls are about to close in. In a matter of weeks, they may find themselves squeezed mercilessly between their implacable right wing and constituents feeling the pain of sequestration.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Calls Out GOP For 'Dumb,' 'Arbitrary' Sequester Cuts | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama blamed Republicans Friday for the failure of Congress to reach an agreement to stave off the automatic budget cut...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Lays Down Line On Looming Cuts | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than two weeks until $1 trillion in across-the-board spending cuts will begin to take effect, President Barack Obama on Tuesda...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: Republicans Can Debate Us Before Court Of Public Opinion | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

LANSDOWNE, Va. -- President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Thursday that he will not accept a deficit reduction package if it doesn't include tax revenues...