How Much Will Sequester Hurt?

Washinton Post: “In the long partisan conflict over government spending, the sequester is where the rubber meets the road. Obama is betting Americans will be outraged by the abrupt and substantial cuts to a wide range of government services, from law enforcement to food safety to public schools. And he is hoping they will rise up to demand what he calls a ‘balanced approach’ to deficit reduction that replaces some cuts with higher taxes.”

“But if voters react with a shrug, congressional Republicans will have won a major victory in their campaign to shrink the size of government. Instead of cancelling the sequester, the GOP will likely push for more.”

Los Angeles Times: “Because the effects will unspool over time, this latest budget showdown may last longer than those of the past.”

Full News here – Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire

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