Political Headlines February 28, 2013: One Senate sequester vote fails 38 to 62

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

One Senate sequester vote fails

Source: Politico, 2-28-13

The Senate killed, 38 to 62, a GOP measure to give President Barack Obama more flexibility in implementing the sequester cuts set to take effect on Friday.

The proposal — a last-ditch effort to stave off the across-the-board, $85 billion in spending cuts — would have allowed Obama to submit an alternative package of spending cuts to congress by March 15….READ MORE

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