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The Two-Way
5:24 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Obama's Budget Would Undo Broad Cuts Made In 2013

President Obama speaks to the media March 1 after meeting with congressional leaders at the White House. President Obama said that no agreement was reached with Republicans to avoid the sequester, which l triggered automatic domestic and defense cuts. Obama hopes to reverse those cuts in the budget he's preparing for Fiscal 2016.
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When President Obama meets with House Democrats tonight during their retreat in Philadelphia, officials say he'll lay out the details of his budget proposal, which will include reversal of large cuts to federal spending instituted in 2013, reports NPR's Mara Liasson.

Those spending cuts, known as the sequester, hit both the defense and domestic budgets and were the result of congressional gamesmanship when the parties couldn't agree on spending priorities.

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Latin America
4:45 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Examining The Sinister Background Of Argentina's Spy Agency

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Latin America
4:44 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Argentine Prosecutor's Death Symbolizes Fight For Justice

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4:03 am
Thu January 29, 2015

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Debate At Koch Brothers Forum

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4:03 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Attorney General Nomination Expected To Advance To Full Senate

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