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Sam Stein

Obama Budget Will Undo Sequestration Cuts For Some -- But Not All

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House budget to be released in early March will aim to repair some of the damage caused by the sequestration cuts enacted one ...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Victims Happy With A Budget Deal That Relieves A Third Of The Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The umbrella advocacy group representing organizations hurt by sequestration urged lawmakers on Wednesday to accept a two-year budget de...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Fixes May Cost Taxpayers Even More, Democrats Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Piecemeal efforts to ease the impact of federal sequestration budget cuts are counterproductive and may end up costing taxpayers more, ...

Federal Budget Cuts Target Needy Students

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | College

WASHINGTON — A coalition of universities and college professionals is asserting the automatic budget cuts could end up costing some students hun...

Three Reasons Why Medicare Cost-Shifting Is the Wrong Solution

Joe Baker | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Joe Baker

The president opened last week's State of the Union address calling for "modest" changes to contain Medicare costs. Yet, there is little consensus among lawmakers on what to do about Medicare. As this discussion unfolds, Congress must remember three key Medicare facts.

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...