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Sequester 2013

Powerless Boehner Subjects Himself To Pain

Salon | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Why does John Boehner subject himself to this?...

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...

Obama Hopes For Big Deal Amid Blown Deadline

Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A fiscal deadline all but blown, President Barack Obama says he once again wants to seek a big...

Bad News For Blue Angels Fans

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

By Kaija Wilkinson MOBILE, Ala., March 1 (Reuters) - Blue Angels pilot Dave Tickle said he is focused on practicing maneuvers for an ...

No to Sequestration: It's Time to End 'Government by Crisis'

Rep. Joe Garcia | Posted 04.30.2013 | Miami
Rep. Joe Garcia

I hope my colleagues find it within themselves to compromise and learn how the rest of America works when people disagree and yet want to move forward.

Blame Game Gets Louder

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A day before sweeping budget cuts begin, the White House and Re...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Fails To Avert Major Spending Cuts | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted down opposing plans to avert the across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration on Thursday, just a day befor...

Americans To Washington: Delay The 'Steep' Sequestration Cuts

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Politicians have said they may have no choice but to let automatic spending cuts kick in next Friday. But the American people say they better find a w...

Cutting Lives from the Budget? What Sequestration Could Mean for the World's Hungry

Ambassador Tony Hall | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Ambassador Tony Hall

The planned sequestration cuts would mean that U.S. poverty programs would suffer a $1 billion blow. Potential fallout from these cuts would put millions more people at risk and countless lives in danger.

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...

Sam Stein

Republicans Call Obama's Sequester Bluff | Sam Stein | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of President Barack Obama's economic team surveyed the fiscal landscape following the 2012 election, they were haunted by spe...

Sam Stein

Congress Unlikely To Stop Sequestration Despite Ominous GDP Report | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and economists urged Congress to reconsider the massive spending cuts set to begin in March in light of Wednesday's alarming n...