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In four legislative days, the sequester will go into effect – endangering more than one million American jobs, harming middle class families and damaging our fragile economy. House “GOP leadership doesn’t have plans to pass” legislation to avert the sequester. … Continue reading

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From the front pages of newspapers across the country – the message is clear: #StopTheSequester ALABAMA Anniston Star – Bentley: 24,000 Jobs At Stake in Budget Cuts Birmingham News – Sequestration Cuts: Furloughs Would Hit 22,000 In State Decatur Daily … Continue reading

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Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Chris Van Hollen – the ranking member on the Budget Committee – explained the House Democrats’ plan to avert the looming sequester. The balanced plan, consistent with the Senate proposal, contains $120 … Continue reading

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501 days ago House Republicans let the Violence Against Women Act expire. 501 days. The Senate is poised to pass a bipartisan VAWA bill today. So where are House Republicans? From BuzzFeed: House Speaker John Boehner has not mentioned the … Continue reading

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