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www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/29/us/politics/how-congress-has-worked-to-avoid-the-sequester-spending-caps.html

Oct 29, 2015 ... Does not include discretionary spending not subject to caps, like ... Congress had sought to prevent the economy from going off a “fiscal cliff” as ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/donald-trump-meet-sequestration/519798

Mar 16, 2017 ... Why Sequestration Is Poised to Kill Trump's Budget .... The nitty-gritty of the law puts caps on the amount that Congress can spend on ... And congressional rules prevent legislators from using reconciliation—a way to vault ...

thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/253265-stop-americas-economic-pain-tell-congress-to-end

Sep 11, 2015 ... Why should we Raise the Caps? Reversing sequestration spending caps could create as many as 1.4 million jobs over the next two years, the ...

thehill.com/policy/defense/248654-obama-calls-on-gop-to-stop-reckless-cuts-end-sequester

Jul 21, 2015 ... President Obama on Tuesday said congressional Republicans must end the “ reckless cuts” under sequestration that are hurting the U.S. ...

www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/how-congress-is-doing-an-end-run-around-sequestration/2015/03/23/9206e8da-cf2a-11e4-a2a7-9517a3a70506_story.html

Mar 23, 2015 ... By stuffing a contingency account, lawmakers can have both defense cuts and ... How Congress is doing an end run around sequestration.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2012/09/14/the-sequester-explained

Sep 14, 2012 ... Here's the background on what the sequester is, how it happened, and what ... spending say that major job losses will happen if the cuts end up taking effect. ... 6, Congress will have just a few weeks to come up with an ...

www.heritage.org/defense/report/congress-must-stop-obamas-downward-spiral-missile-defense

Indeed, it is unlikely that these actions can be sustained in the future under this budget, particularly if sequestration continues. Accordingly, Congress should not  ...

breakingdefense.com/2017/02/with-trump-congress-really-can-kill-sequester-thornberry

Feb 6, 2017 ... CAPITOL HILL: Can Congress finally break the logjam of the Budget Control Act and increase spending on defense? Yes we can, said the ...

www.cbpp.org/research/federal-budget/sequestration-and-its-impact-on-non-defense-appropriations

Feb 19, 2015 ... The Budget Control Act, with its caps and sequestration, will soon ... Under this process, after Congress adjourns at the end of a session, the ...