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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

President Barack Obama speaks to the media after meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House, March 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama said that no agreement was reached with Republicans to avoid the sequester that will trigger automatic domestic and defense cuts. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Order to Begin $85 Billion Spending Cuts

President Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert.

03/01/2013

File photo of the Pentagon. (credit: -/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Sends Letter to O’Malley on Budget Cuts

The Pentagon has sent Gov. Martin O’Malley a letter on the impact of automatic federal budget cuts.

03/01/2013

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Obama Says No Smart Way to Let Budget Cuts Kick In

No progress to report in efforts to stave off looming government-wide spending cuts, President Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out for praise the few Republicans who say they’re open to aspects of his approach, seeking to turn up the heat on GOP leaders ahead of Friday’s deadline.

02/26/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Congress To ‘Compromise’ On Cuts

President Barack Obama says Congress can keep across-the-board cuts from taking effect with “just a little bit of compromise.”

02/25/2013

President Barack Obama has issued another appeal to Congress to work with him to avert the first stage of what will ultimately be more than $1 trillion in automatic cuts to domestic and defense spending scheduled to take effect March 1.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Urges GOP To Adopt Balanced Plan To Offset ‘Brutal’ Defense Budget Cuts

President Barack Obama has issued another appeal to Congress to work with him to avert the first stage of what will ultimately be more than $1 trillion in automatic cuts to domestic and defense spending scheduled to take effect March 1.

02/19/2013

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