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Sequestration 2013

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Claims Constituents Are 'Glad' About Sequestration; Constituents Disagree

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- As he heads home for recess over the next two weeks, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) says he's not worried about facing blowback from his co...

GOP Chastizes 'Shameful' Obama Administration

Posted 03.20.2013 | Home

By HENRY C. JACKSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of poorly preparing for the $85 bi...

Michael McAuliff

Sequestration Makes Government Dumber, Especially On Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Not only do leaders on both sides of the aisle think sequestration is stupid, the automatic spending cuts that went into effect March 1 ...

Legislators Scramble To Avoid Government Shutdown

Posted 03.07.2013 | Home

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Efforts to stave off a late March government shutdown shifted to the Senate after House Republic...

Obama, GOP Quietly Working To Blunt Impact Of Big Cuts

Posted 03.06.2013 | Home

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and congressional Republicans are quietly working in tandem to blunt th...

GOP Seeks To Avert Some Cuts, Not Others

Posted 03.05.2013 | Home

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

Romney Slams Obama Over The Sequester

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.03.2013 | Home

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Friday that Republicans were right to feel hurt after President Barack Obama gave speeches on the l...

Powerless Boehner Subjects Himself To Pain

Salon | Posted 03.01.2013 | Home

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

What Is The Sequester?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.01.2013 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

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

Katy Hall

How Many Teachers Could Your State Lose To Sequestration?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 02.25.2013 | Home

Sequestration could cost thousands of teachers their jobs, according to a grim report the White House released Sunday. That's just one possible impact...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Releases Reports Detailing Sequester Impacts By State

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.25.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- It's looking increasingly like the government is about to impose on itself $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts. So as part of ...

Americans To Washington: Delay The 'Steep' Sequestration Cuts

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.22.2013 | Home

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...

Joy Resmovits

Arne Duncan On Sequestration: 'There Is No Fix'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.21.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- While sequestration is not a sure thing yet, school districts are already asking for help dealing with the massive, imminent cuts, U.S. ...

Meat Ax Approach Will Not Cause Sky To Fall

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Home

* Washington operations to continue March 1 amid budget cuts * Layoff notices most likely first move * Democrats, Republ...

Sam Stein

Republicans Call Obama's Sequester Bluff

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.05.2013 | Home

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2013 | Home

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

Key Democrat Backs Obama On Surprise Debate Claim

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Home

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. senator pushing to find a solution to automatic, across-the-board government sp...