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Who picked the word 'sequester' anyway?

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

Sen. Mark Warner on why the sequester cuts are 'stupid'

Feb 20, 2013
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) explains why across-the-board cuts on defense spending and elsewhere is bad business.

Nation's capital gripped by 'sequester stress'

Feb 19, 2013
D.C. denizens turn to happy hours, cigarettes to cope with looming budget cuts.

Who are these budget-cutters, Simpson and Bowles?

Feb 19, 2013
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, with their second plan for cutting the deficit, get attention because their proposals fall in the middle between political extremes.

Simpson and Bowles offer up new deficit cutting plan

Feb 19, 2013
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles -- the bipartisan pair that brought us a multi-trillion-dollar deficit reduction plan that was never enacted -- are out today with a new plan.

Possible funding cuts weigh on researcher

Feb 18, 2013
Biomedical engineer worries about the future of her research amid the sequester threat.