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Obama Visits Soup Kitchen as Debt Ceiling Deadline Nears
U.S. president highlights furloughed government workers who are volunteering their time.
Last Great Hope to Avert Another Stalemate: The 'Budget Conference'
A group of lawmakers tasked with hammering out a long-term budget deal met for the first time today, working under the prosaic name, the “budget conference.” Today’s meeting of the 29 lawmakers — 15 Democrats and 14 Republicans — was a rarity on Capitol Hill...
Obama Says 'Yes' to Negotiations on Short-Term Debt Deal
The president answers questions about the government shutdown, hints at potential negotiations.
Budget Showdown Lingo for Dummies
With Sen. Ted Cruz’s recent 21-hour speech on the Senate floor behind us, and the resolution to keep the government funded facing an uncertain fate in the House of Representatives, it’s clear the season for political wrangling is upon us. Whether it’s the negotiations over...
Border Patrol Postpones Cuts to Staffing Along the Border
Border Patrol agents will temporarily avoid mandatory furloughs and a loss of overtime hours that had been anticipated in the wake of budget cuts from the federal government, according to a memo distributed to members of the agency on Monday. See Also: Business and Labor Strike Immigration Deal On
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, March 4, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, and Carrie Halperin BUDGET CUTS: ABC News’ Rick Klein:...
Sequester : What Will Happen, What Won't Happen and What We Don't Know
Federal Agencies Are Tight-Lipped, but the Worst of It Won't Come Until April
All The President's 'Threats'
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLASH OF THE TITANS: Veteran journalist Bob Woodward is embroiled in an extraordinary public clash with the White House over his reporting on the sequester, reports ABC’s Devin Dwyer. Woodward has been making the rounds accusing a “very senior ...
Eric Holder Sounds the Sequester Alarm
The looming budget sequestration will make Americans less safe, Eric Holder says—and anyone who says otherwise isn't telling the truth. "This is something that is going to have an impact on the safety of this country," the U.S. attorney general told ABC's Pierre Thomas on Wednesday in a