Sequestration Likely Before Compromise Reached

February 26, 2013, 4:52 pm

A report detailing the potential service cuts and job losses that may occur in each state when the $85 billion in spending cuts kicks in was released Feb. 24.

Sequestration: Our Military Is Due for Downsizing

February 26, 2013, 3:46 am

This strange animal called sequestration is certainly wreaking havoc with our customary ideological boundaries.

President Obama’s Sequestration Strategy to Oust House Republicans

February 25, 2013, 3:47 am

President Obama is painting a dire picture if the House Republicans don’t agree to raise taxes, yet again, to avert sequestration.

US Carbon Cutbacks Outpaced by China Carbon Emissions

February 21, 2013, 6:23 am

Recent data shows that while the United States and others are cutting back on carbon emissions, developing countries like China and India are producing emissions at a much [...]

Budget Cuts Lead to Fewer Arms Sales in 2011

February 18, 2013, 8:09 am

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute released a report stating that global arms sales went down by 5 percent in 2011, due to developed nations spending less. [...]

Key Appointments in Obama’s Second-Term Cabinet

January 11, 2013, 1:51 am

Jacob Lew’s nomination as treasury secretary comes amid substantial leadership changes as Barack Obama forges a second-term cabinet.

Congress Agrees on Fiscal Plan; Difficult Decisions Still Ahead

January 4, 2013, 1:48 am

While it is positive that one hurdle has been crossed with the passing of the budget bill, there are plenty more to come.

Legislative Deadlock Rings in New Year

January 1, 2013, 9:19 pm

The Senate voted 89–8 on a compromise budget deal, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, in the wee hours of New Year’s morning, but the bill has yet to get the vote [...]

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