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Sequester to hit long-term unemployment benefits

Feb 28, 2013
When state unemployment benefits run out, federal long-term unemployment payments kick in. But sequester budget cuts could reduce those payments, putting the squeeze on those who can least afford it.
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Sequester could upend lives of federal workers

Feb 28, 2013
Some federal employees stand to lose as much as 20 percent of their wages because of the sequester.
Posted In: sequester, federal budget, budget cuts

Sequester threatens to delay tax refunds

Feb 27, 2013
Taxpayers face a double whammy thanks to the sequester. The budget cuts could delay IRS refunds. That's after the fiscal cliff debate delayed the start of filing season.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, fiscal cliff, tax refund

Will you take a hit from the sequester?

Feb 27, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned members of Congress that the sequester's spending cuts, which kick in on Friday, will harm the already fragile economic recovery.
Posted In: sequester, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve

Wall Street takes the sequester in stride

Feb 27, 2013
Two days away from the sequester, the Dow is pretty much right where it was a month ago. Why is Wall Street seemingly unfazed by Washington's latest fiscal deadline?
Posted In: sequester, Wall Street, stock market, Dow

Sequestration: How China sees the prospect of U.S. military cuts

Feb 27, 2013
China is a rising military power in the Pacific and the U.S. is partly a counterbalance, but U.S. military sequester spending cuts may turn out to be a mixed blessing for China.
Posted In: China, sequester, military

How does the sequester compare to budget cuts past? A brief history

Feb 26, 2013
Budget cuts known as sequester aren’t unprecedented, experts say. But their timing and indiscriminate nature are worrying.
Posted In: sequester, Obama, budget cuts

The sequester: 'More like The Blob than Frankenstein'

Feb 25, 2013
The automatic budget cuts won't happen all at once.
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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.
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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.
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