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Sequestration Cuts

Dems Find Political Edge In GOP's Sequester Stance

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders may be mounting a full-court press to head off the impending start of sequestration cuts, but their congressional cam...

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...

11 Drastic Sequester Cuts Threatening Average Americans

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

If you thought congressional gridlock ended with the 2012 election, think again. The government is scheduled to slash $1.2 trillion in spending sta...

Arthur Delaney

How The Sequester Would Hurt The Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration take effect as expected at the beginning of March, long-term unemployed Americans ...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Settle On Sequester Replacement Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Republicans Call Obama's Sequester Bluff

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Key Democrat Backs Obama On Surprise Debate Claim

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

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

Doesn't Gov. Romney Know Where Sequestration Came From?

Scott Lilly | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Scott Lilly

Romney is correct to call the nation's attention to the sequestration. But his problem in solving the issue is not with President Obama but with the extremists in his own party that created it in the first place.