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Government Sequester

What The Government Shutdown ACTUALLY Means For Education

| Jackie Mader | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. For the short term, most schools will likely be unaffected by the federal government shutd...

'Disruption' Predicted As Cuts Take Effect

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — First there was a two-year pay freeze. Now furloughs loom, as federal agencies make personnel costs a prime target for across-the-b...

'F*cking Incompetent!'

Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy

The sequester cuts have gone through, which means Jon Stewart has a fresh cup of "are you f*cking kidding me" to throw in congress' face on our behalf...

GOP Seeks To Avert Some Cuts, Not Others

Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House are moving to take the roughest edges off across-the-board ...

Unpopular Cuts Look Like They're Here To Stay

Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Despite their unpopularity, those deep federal spending cuts look like they'll be around for...

Obama, Leaders Meet At White House Over Sequester

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Obama met with congressional leaders Friday to discuss looming automatic budget cuts. Republican House Speaker John Boehner was among the leaders w...

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...

What Is The Sequester?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The sequester is what everyone, at least in Washington, seems to be talking about. But what is sequestration exactly? Set to begin March 1 at 11:5...