Budget Talks Fail in Face of Sequestration

This is the last week Congress has to avoid sequestration, the automatic cuts to the budget that have many worried about education funding and defense spending among other hits.

The president who supported the automatic cuts as a way to motivate Congress to pass a budget is now going on the offensive trying to convey to the public that disastrous impact those cuts will have. However, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives hasn’t been moved.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Politico Deputy Congressional Editor Dan Berman to discuss the story.


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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.