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Democrats Sequester

This Is How Wars Start

Howard Fineman | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Once the sequester starts -- and everyone assumes that it will, on Friday -- there is a risk that things may spiral out of control. That is what sometimes happens in war. A spark starts a fire.

Dems Find Political Edge In GOP's Sequester Stance

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders may be mounting a full-court press to head off the impending start of sequestration cuts, but their congressional cam...

'Obama's Sequester?' Pure Nonsense

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

I get that both sides are trying to position themselves to not get blamed for this totally preventable, self-inflicted wound, but here are some facts that belie this ridiculous Republican disowning of a policy they supported.

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Settle On Sequester Replacement Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats have settled on a final plan to replace 10 months' worth of sequestration cuts, aides said on Thursday. The plan, ca...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats To Offer Alternative To Sequester | Sam Stein | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats will produce a bill next week to stave off the sequester-related spending cuts until the end of December, multiple Sena...

Dems Crack Down On Looming Cuts

The Washington Post | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Senate Dems are putting together a plan to avert the sequester with new revenues drawn from things like nixing tax breaks enjoyed by oil and gas compa...