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Sequestration Update – Who’s Feeling the Pain

Everything We Know About What’s Happened Under Sequestration When the annual White House Easter Egg Hunt faced cancellation this year due to the package of mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration, the National Park Service kicked into high gear. It rescued the event — held since 1878 — with money from “corporate sponsors and the […]

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How Bad Is Our Debt Problem?

How Bad Is Our Debt Problem, Anyway? And Will a Deal Fix It? by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica President Obama met with congressional leaders in another attempt to avert the fiscal cliff — the automatic tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1 unless Congress can strike a deal. The cuts and tax […]