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Federal Spending Cuts

How Republicans Have Trashed The Economy, In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

The next time a Republican tells you government spending is out of control, the chart below is all you need to prove otherwise. The Financial Times...

Why Some States May Be Cheering The Fiscal Cliff

Reuters | Nanette Byrnes | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

* States could get $3 billion in estate taxes-study * 30 states would be affected Dec 26 (Reuters) - Falling off the "fiscal cliff" is a bad thi...

Ryan Grim

Austerity War Revs Up: Private Equity Baron Drops Millions On New Campaign | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire private equity mogul Peter Peterson is investing millions of dollars in a new Washington-based campaign for austerity, plann...

Automatic Spending Cuts 'Will Permanently Alter The Course Of The U.S. Economy'

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats seized on a new report estimating that automatic budget cuts will cost the economy 2 million jobs to lev...

Both Parties All Talk, No Action On Crucial Issue

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing Republicans and Democrats in Washington say they agree on, it's the need to reduce federal spending. And it's somet...

Lucia Graves

Gary Johnson: 'Mickey Mouse Would Poll 15 Percent Against Obama And Romney' | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has no qualms about running as a third party candidate, telling HuffPost in a recent int...

Conservative Republicans Propose Eliminating Arts And Culture Funding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It happened first in schools and is now proposed on a national scale - the continued cutting down of arts and culture funding. A group of conservat...

Roy Sekoff on Education Protests: What Are Our Priorities?

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Thursday evening to weigh in on today's college protests against funding cuts. Sekoff argued t...