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Much-anticipated sequester doesn’t impress citizens

Much-anticipated sequester doesn’t impress citizens

Shane Harper

March 6, 2013

On March 1, President Obama was forced to sign a series of automatic budget cuts totaling $85 billion, popularly known as the “sequester.” The days leading up to March 1 were saturated with political rhetoric centered on the claim that the sequestration will make deep cuts in the budget, causing...

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