Political Headlines February 19, 2013: President Barack Obama Warns of ‘Meat-Cleaver’ Sequester Spending Cuts Coming March 1

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Warns of ‘Meat-Cleaver’ Cuts Coming Soon

Source: ABC News Radio, 2-19-13

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With sweeping, indiscriminate spending cuts on the horizon, President Obama on Tuesday warned of the real-life impact on thousands of Americans.

“It’s so troubling that just 10 days from now, Congress might allow a series of automatic, severe budget cuts to take place that… won’t help the economy, won’t create jobs, will visit hardship on a whole lot of people,” he said of the so-called “sequester,” surrounded by cops and emergency responders in a White House auditorium….READ MORE

Political Headlines November 28, 2012: President Barack Obama Launches #My2K Fiscal Cliff Campaign

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 112TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Launches #My2K Fiscal Cliff Campaign

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-28-12

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Kicking off his public relations campaign to build support for his plan to avert the looming “fiscal cliff,” President Obama on Wednesday said he is doing his part and urged Americans to pressure lawmakers to do theirs.

“Middle class families, folks who are working hard to get into the middle class, they’re watching what we do right now. If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, when the American people speak loudly enough, lo and behold, Congress listens,” the president told a crowd of middle class Americans at the White House Wednesday….READ MORE

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