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Budget Sequestration

South Carolina Battleground: Trump Must Gut Cruz On Defense

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Peter Navarro

By steadily consolidating Ultra Conservative Republican support, Cruz has created an illusion of momentum; but no one knows better than Cruz that he urgently needs to widen his base.

Sam Stein

Lawmakers Confront Major Sticking Point In Budget Negotiations | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a group of top lawmakers looks to hammer out a relatively small-bore budget agreement by mid-December, it's becoming increasingly app...

Stop Mortgaging Our Kids' Futures!

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.20.2013 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Continuing sequester-level funding is tantamount to mortgaging our future. It's counterproductive and it ignores the needs of our students.

Forest Service Faces Long Fire Season And Sequestration Cuts

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

As the U.S. Forest Service takes control of the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona, it faces a challenging fire season ahead, due to a dry winter, ho...

Sam Stein

The Next Victims Of Sequestration | Sam Stein | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- History buffs may be the next victim of sequestration as cuts begin to hit federal record keepers. The National Archives and Records ...

Arthur Delaney

Sequestration Layoffs Hit Workers At Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Cleanup Site | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Terry Smith of West Richland, Wash., learned this week that he'll be losing his job in a few days thanks to federal budget cuts. "It stinks," Smith...

12 Ways Sequestration Will Be Felt In Chicago, Statewide

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

With $85 billion in across-the-board, automatic federal funding cuts going into effect beginning later Friday thanks to the budget sequestration in Wa...

Congress Fiddles While Economy Burns

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.31.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Sequestration May Hit Capitol Hill Staffers Where It Really Hurts

| Posted 10.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Members of Congress nearly uniformly decry the threat of sequestration and the effect that $109 billion in automati...