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There's Still A Chance To Avoid Sequester Cuts

President Obama meets with bipartisan congressional leaders at the White House Friday. Deep budget cuts could start taking effect Friday unless there's a last minute agreement.

Woodward: White House Dislikes Being 'Challenged Or Crossed'

The Washington Post journalist says he never characterized the White House as threatening him over a story on sequestration.

Deja Vu All Over Again As 'Sequester' Deadline Looms

Once again lawmakers are up against a deadline. This time, it looks like they won't strike some sort of deal. That means about $85 billion worth of spending cuts will start to spread across many federal agencies.
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Lawmakers No Closer To Compromise As Sequester Cuts Kick In

The countdown until automatic across-the-board spending cuts hits zero today, but even with potentially dire effects for the local economy, there is no talk of a deal.


Why Republicans Are Out Of Step With Young Voters

Young voters overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama in each of the past two presidential elections. Making sure they don't vote Democratic again is a top priority for national Republicans. Some young conservatives offer their ideas about what the GOP needs to do to win over their generation.

After Tough 2012, Conservative Koch Brothers Regroup

Conservative groups backed by wealthy industrialists David and Charles Koch spent millions but fared badly in the 2012 elections. Now they're assessing how they can get more for their money in 2014 and beyond.