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Sequester will seriously damage job growth: Obama economic adviser

Mar 8, 2013
Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, breaks down the latest jobs report and shares his thoughts on the sequestration.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, Obama, sequester

The sequester vs. the jobs recovery

Mar 8, 2013
The Labor Department's jobs report for February is expected to be decent: Signs are that the labor market continues to improve. Aren't the sequester's budget cuts going to have any effect?
Posted In: Jobs, sequester, Unemployment

Next up on the sequester tarmac? Corporate jets

Mar 6, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration has identified dozens of airfields that could be closed, many of which are regularly used by business travelers and executives.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, airports, corporate jets

Boehner criticizes stoppage of White House tours

Mar 6, 2013
"I'm disappointed the White House has chosen to comply with sequestration by cutting public tours," the Speaker of the House said.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Boehner, white house

What's up, Europe? The austerity edition

Mar 5, 2013
A guide to living under austerity (and that's another word for sequester).
Posted In: austerity, sequester, sequestration

Sequester steal: Will IRS budget cuts tempt tax cheats?

Mar 5, 2013
The sequester could force the IRS to furlough workers, including those who investigate tax fraud. Just to be safe, the IRS hopes to delay any furloughs until after tax season.
Posted In: sequester, IRS, Taxes

Sequester a 'bipartisan failure', says Virginia's Governor

Mar 5, 2013
Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Posted In: sequester, Virginia, defense

Markets reel over Italy election, China housing tax

Mar 4, 2013
From China's new housing tax to the sequester here in the U.S., global markets have a lot of news to digest this morning.
Posted In: sequester, italy, China

A playlist for the sequester

Mar 1, 2013
We asked for songs that reflect your feelings about the sequester -- and you recommended everything from Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds" to The Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House." Listen to the full playlist now.
Posted In: Music, sequester, sequestration

How will the sequester affect you?

Mar 1, 2013
Sequester, sequester, sequester. How much doom and gloom should everyday Americans be ready for?
Posted In: sequester, sequestration

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