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Carney Says Administration Did Not Mislead on Sequestration

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters Tuesday that the White House didn’t mislead the public about the dangers of the sequester as he was questioned on the issue by Ed Henry of Fox News. Henry pressed Carney on … Continue reading

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Obama Not Interested in Balancing Budget

And Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio said he’s heard the president before but that it was good for his members to hear it. “Republicans want to balance the budget, the president doesn’t. Republicans want to solve our long-term debt … Continue reading

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President’s Salary Exempt From Sequestration

President Barack Obama won’t have to worry about his paycheck if the spending sequestration included in the Budget Control Act that he signed into law in 2011 begins taking effect this Friday. A report published last month by the Congressional … Continue reading

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