6 degrees of sequestration - Most Commented

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The sequester: 'More like The Blob than Frankenstein'

Feb 25, 2013
The automatic budget cuts won't happen all at once.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration

Sequester: A fiscal cliff we will go over

Feb 25, 2013
Although Congress has avoided several fiscal deadlines in the eleventh-hour in the last few months, many political analysts are not optimistic a sequester deal will be struck.
Posted In: sequester, Obama, budget cuts

Sequester cuts: Economic threat or all politics?

Feb 25, 2013
As the government gets closer to the sequester deadline, the warnings about what the federal budget cuts would mean are getting louder.
Posted In: sequester, budget cuts, Obama

Wielding the sequester knife: 'There is no manual'

Feb 22, 2013
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter says the mechanism of the sequester cuts to the Defense Department is "dumb."
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, defense

Battleship: For presidents, a game of making an impression

Feb 22, 2013
President Obama goes to a shipyard next week where the USS Abraham Lincoln is awaiting refitting. An aircraft carrier is a great background for everything from presidents to Cher.
Posted In: navy, ship, USS Lincoln

Rename the sequester: Suggestions

Feb 22, 2013
The Weekly Wrap considers a better way to describe the sequester cuts coming next week.
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Where does the term 'sequester' come from?

Feb 22, 2013
Former Senator Phil Gramm (R-TX) first used 'sequester' in a budget bill during the Reagan years. He still likes the term and the idea.
Posted In: sequester, Phil Gramm, federal budget

Sequester could cut jobs outside U.S. borders

Feb 21, 2013
Cuts in defense spending as part of the sequester could ripple to suppliers outside the U.S.
Posted In: sequester, defense contractors, defense

Local TV gets presidential exclusive

Feb 21, 2013
The president gave interviews Wednesday to eight local TV stations in markets with a lot at stake in the fight over the across the board budget cuts.
Posted In: Obama, budget cuts, sequester

Who picked the word 'sequester' anyway?

Feb 21, 2013
Give us your suggestions for a better word for "sequester."
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