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Reid Blasted For Invoking Tragic Accident Amid Sequestration Talk

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) raised questions on Tuesday about the effects of sequestration, moments after invoking a Monday training ac...

Consequences Of Massive Cuts Nothing New

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's not the first time that government economic engineering has produced a time bomb with a short fuse. Back in 2011, few lawmake...

Obama, GOP Brace For Next Fight

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Severe spending cuts now the law of the land, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans refused Saturday to concede any culpa...

Army Chief Of Staff Decries Budget Uncertainty

AP | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Army chief of staff said Friday that the protracted fight over the budget is having a severe impact on Army training. Gen. Ray Odie...

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 Chides GOP For Killing Plan

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is chiding Senate Republicans for blocking a Democratic plan to replace automatic spending cuts that are set...

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...