2013 sequester

Zach Carter joins HuffPost Live to discuss how sequestration has hurt "Head Start" families.
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Still, the president said he would not veto the short-term fix for those delays, which will give the Department of Transportation
In Palm Beach County, for instance, Head Start has ended its bus service, forcing families for 2,300 children to find their
Major drug, energy and engineering companies are increasingly relying on universities to build on their research and develop
From the Twitter feed of former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.): Watch a video of Reid's remarks above. Conservative commentators
“NIA funding in Michigan, $30 million is going to be lost in basic research," Levin said. "In Oakland County and Livingston
Senate Democrats seem likely to agree to the flexibility if it can be expanded to include other agencies, according to several
A project to repair the iconic Capitol Dome could stay on track and NASA would be protected from the harshest effects of
The president on Friday said of the cuts, "This is not a win for anybody. This is a loss for the American people." John Kelshaw
A Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday showed 28 percent of Americans blamed congressional Republicans for the sequestration
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 11:59 p.m., the sequester is a set of automatic spending cuts put into law by the Budget Control Act. Signed by President Barack Obama in August 2011, that legislation raised the debt ceiling and sought to apply pressure on Congress to come up with a longer term plan for deficit reduction.
Obama met with congressional leaders Friday to discuss looming automatic budget cuts. Republican House Speaker John Boehner
What funding will the sequester affect? The sequester will affect government spending across the board. The military will
Woodward this week accused one of Obama's senior economic officials, Gene Sperling, of threatening him in an email for reporting
Some weren't as concerned, looking ahead at the continuing resolution, or funding for the government, which expires on March