Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following… read more

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close

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Open Phones

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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 28, 2013

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  • Feb 28, 2013 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 28, 2013 | 7:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
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