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Undocumented immigrants are body searched before boarding a deportation flight at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on June 24, 2011 in Mesa, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Cause Illegal Immigrants To Be Dropped Off At Bus Stations, Airports In Middle Of Night To Get Home On Own

Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.

03/28/2013

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Metro to Lose $8M Due to Federal Budget Cuts

Metro stands to lose $8 million in federal funding for capital projects because of automatic budget cuts.

03/15/2013

President Barack Obama is criticizing a proposed House Republican budget, saying it would turn Medicare into a voucher-like program, cut deeply into programs such as Medicaid and increase tax payments by the middle class in order to achieve promised lower tax rates. (Photo credit  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Criticizes GOP Budget Plan: ‘Goal Is Not To Chase A Balanced Budget Just For the Sake Of Balance’

President Barack Obama is criticizing a proposed House Republican budget, saying it would turn Medicare into a voucher-like program, cut deeply into programs such as Medicaid and increase tax payments by the middle class in order to achieve promised lower tax rates.

03/12/2013

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Md. Airports Make Plea to Keep Control Towers

Just one year ago, Frederick Municipal Airport debuted a new, $5 million air traffic control tower paid for by the federal stimulus legislation.

03/12/2013

President Barack Obama helps a young participant at the 134th annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in 2012. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Tours Off, Easter Egg Roll On For Now

The White House says it’s going forward with plans for the traditional Easter egg roll. But it’s dashing the hopes of some Iowa children who hoped to visit the president’s home.

03/07/2013

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D.C. Region Faces Unique Challenges From Budget Cuts

To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is check out the name of the winter storm that was heading for the Mid-Atlantic on Wednesday.

03/06/2013

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White House Tours Halted, Staff Reductions Blamed

The Obama administration is canceling tours of the White House beginning Saturday, citing staffing reductions prompted by automatic budget cuts that began to take effect last Friday.

03/05/2013

The Pentagon will furlough about 15,000 military school teachers and staff around the world because of the automatic budget cuts that took effect last Friday, but spokesman George Little said Monday the department will manage the process so the schools don't lose their accreditation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pentagon To Furlough Thousands Of Teachers In Response To Sequester

The Pentagon will furlough about 15,000 military school teachers and staff around the world because of the automatic budget cuts that took effect last Friday, but spokesman George Little said Monday the department will manage the process so the schools don’t lose their accreditation.

03/04/2013

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks during the White House daily briefing (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov’t: Budget Cuts Already Causing Airport Delays

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O’Hare International in Chicago, are already experiencing delays as a result of automatic federal spending cuts.

03/04/2013

Republican leaders differed on their views of this past weekend's sequester budget cuts. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Leadership Views Sequester Differently, Boehner Calls Them ‘Silly’

Top Republican congressional leaders differ on their views of the sequester cuts.

03/03/2013

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