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Sam Stein

Budget Negotiations Give Scientists Hit By Sequestration Reason To Hope

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With budget negotiations beginning in earnest, top scientific research institutions are pressuring Congress to spare them the continued ...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Lawmaker Grumbles About His Party Caving On Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the midst of a partisan war over funding the government, one House Democrat fumed Monday night that his party leaders aren't fighting...

Jared Gilmour

Sequestration Bake Sale Offers Multimillion-Dollar Cookies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a bake sale doomed to fail, with several cookies priced at more than $100 million. But the lack of sales was expected. The real g...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Stands Tall For Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) served notice Thursday that the deep cuts under t...

Sequestration Hurts Us All

Sally Steenland | Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion
Sally Steenland

Our policymakers don't seem to be paying much attention to faithful Americans and advocates who are urging Congress to replace arbitrary spending cuts with a rational budget plan that promotes economic growth along with responsible spending.

Sam Stein

Companies Launched Pricey Efforts To Avoid Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As sequestration cuts grew more likely during the first two months of 2013, one industry found profit in budget belt-tightening. Organiz...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Victims To Congress: WTF?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Victims of sequestration lashed out at Congress on Friday, after lawmakers moved swiftly to address long lines at airports while leaving...

Jason Linkins

Lawmakers Suddenly Aghast That Sequestration Actually Does Stuff

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Way back in August of 2011, Congress passed a law called the Budget Control Act, which raised the debt ceiling, enacted a tranche of spending cuts, cr...

Amanda Terkel

Sequestration Hits Home On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress appears to finally be feeling the effects of federal budget sequestration. On Wednesday, Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Ga...

Irate Constituents Give Congress An Earful

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is getting an earful about the big spending cuts beginning to hit ...

GOP 'Fever' Yet To Break

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama promised this time would be different, that if he won re-election, a Republican "fever" would break and legislati...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan-Backed Airport Set To Be Hit Hard By Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bluntness of sequestration was supposed to be what made it so effective. The $1 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years would hit ev...

Dem Senator: Cuts Were Threat, Not Strategy

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Democrat says the automatic spending cuts set to take effect were meant as a threat, not a strategy. Sen. Dick Durbin, the assist...

Sequestration May Hit Capitol Hill Staffers Where It Really Hurts

| Posted 10.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Members of Congress nearly uniformly decry the threat of sequestration and the effect that $109 billion in automati...