sequestration

John Boehner, Michele Bachmann, Rush Limbaugh

Sequestration: The Republican’s Consolation Prize

The good news is Republicans aren’t going to shut down the government, let alone allow…

Sequester Strips Federal Public Defenders

Ebise Bayisa, an assistant federal public defender in Greenbelt, Maryland can’t appear in hearings for…

Why the unemployed are seeing smaller checks

Budget Cuts Reduce Unemployment Benefits

Federal budget cuts are taking a big bite out of the unemployment checks for the…

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: THE WEEK IN POLITICS

Another look at the political week that was… It's begun:  Due to the sequester budget…

Steve King

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:This Week In Politics

Another look at the political week that was… ●      The fate of marriage equality is…

Will Sequester Affect You? (Probably So)

Automatic spending cuts known as the "sequester" go into effect today.  The cuts are automatic,…

President Barack Obama

Obama Pressures GOP to Avoid Sequestration

Facing yet another fiscal deadline, President Barack Obama is urging congressional Republicans to accept more tax revenue…

President Barack Obama

Obama’s State of the Union Must-Do List

After President Barack Obama delivered a second inaugural address that included — in less than 20 minutes…