sequestration

Majority Report: Dave Dayen Explains Hidden Disaster In New Budget
The Majority Report's Sam Seder speaks to journalist Dave Dayen about the implications for federal workers due to the Ryan-Murray budget and how states like Illinois "are breaking contracts with workers and slashing pensions." Read more...
There's A Federal Pension Grab In The Details Of New Budget
It's always about protecting the rich at the expense of the workers. Read more...
A Four-Point 'Scorecard' For The Budget Talks
How can voters keep track of the budget talks? Here's a handy reference. Read more...
McCain: Democrats Had Better Not Try To Humiliate Republicans
It looks like someone put a little more piss and vinegar than usual into Grandpa McGrumpy's coffee this Sunday. Read more...

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GOP Rep. Jim Jordan: 'The Sequester Has Been One Of The Good Things'
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Sunday said that House Republicans would refuse any deal to raise the debt ceiling and re-open the government if it included backtracking on the austerity fiscal policy known as sequestration. Read more...
Remember the Grand Bargain? It may be coming back. Read more...
Cavuto And Huckabee Lie And Claim Sequestration Cuts Didn't Hurt Job Growth
Not content to only pollute the airways on the weekends with his own show, HuckaJesus showed up during Cavuto's hour on Fox to help him downplay and outright lie about the damage that sequestration has had on job growth. Read more...
Fall Budget Deal Set To Morph Into The Latest Grand Bargain
Obama is still out there pushing for a grand bargain. Will he get it? Read more...
After years of austerity by state and local governments, the GDP numbers for the first quarter of 2013 show Uncle Sam, too, is holding back U.S. economic growth. Read more...