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Automatic Spending Cuts Would Bite More In 2014
The first year of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts didn't live up to the dire predictions from the Obama administration and others who warned of sweeping furloughs and big disruptions of government services. The second round just might.
King Says Cruz Conservatives Want to ‘Hijack’ GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Peter King is charging that tea party-backed members of the House Republican Caucus are trying to “hijack the party.” The New York Republican says he senses that increasing numbers of House Republicans — perhaps as many as a hundred — are gro…
Shutdown Is Latest Bad News for Military Towns
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The partial government shutdown is just the latest bad news for military towns already grappling with mandatory budget cuts and planned reductions in the size of the country’s armed forces. Military contractors and other small businesses have been preparing fo…

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