Again, none of these members endorsed every specific outcome of sequestration (though Republicans were more likely to praise
While high-profile parts of sequestration have been mitigated -- saving meat inspectors from furloughs and reducing long
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.
For four long years after the recession officially ended, conservative austerity policies have sabotaged America's economic recovery, condemning millions of Americans to unemployment and poverty. But conservative spending cuts still dominate policy.
Simply putting off the hard decisions on spending would be a mistake, he added. "I think a complete punt would be awful." The