Political Headlines April 6, 2013: President Barack Obama Plays Golf for Second Weekend in a Row

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

President Obama Plays Golf for Second Weekend in a Row

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-7-13

President Obama went out for a round of golf Saturday afternoon, his second weekend in a row to hit the links at a course at Joint Base Andrews.

The president golfed with White House aides Marvin Nicholson, Joe Paulsen, and Michael Brush….READ MORE

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Political Headlines April 5, 2013: Sequester Furloughs Begin for Government Agencies

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Sequester Furloughs Begin for Government Agencies

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-5-13

Parts of the federal government are finally showing the effects of the furloughs prescribed by sequestration — one month and four days after the law went into effect….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 5, 2013: Vice President Joe Biden Holds Off on Donating Salary

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Vice President Joe Biden Holds Off on Donating Salary

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-5-13

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Vice President Joe Biden is not planning on donating a portion of his salary, eschewing the lead of President Obama and other Cabinet members who are giving up part of their salary as some federal workers face furloughs because of the sequester.

While he is not donating his salary right now, the vice president could forgo a portion of his salary in the future should his staff face furloughs down the road….READ MORE

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