By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Army formally announced a reduction of 40,000 soldiers and 17,000 civilian workers, due to budget cuts. This fall there could be another downsizing of 30,000 more troops if additional budget reductions go forward. Judy Woodruff talks to Nancy…
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Ashton Carter has emerged as President Obama's likely nominee for defense secretary to replace Chuck Hagel. In the past three years, the NewsHour interviewed the former deputy defense secretary several times, mostly about budget cuts imposed on defense spending.
By News Desk
Communities Prepare for Sequester Cuts to Staffing and Social Programs…
By Larisa Epatko
The residents of the Hampton Roads area of southeastern Virginia, with its large military presence, are on edge: sequestration is going into effect.
Detroit Faces State Takeover After Governor Declares Fiscal Emergency…
Transportation Secretary Warns Sequestration Would Disrupt Air Travel…
President Obama Discusses Last-ditch Efforts to Avert the Fiscal Cliff…
Lawmakers Meet With President in Last-Ditch Effort to Avert the 'Fiscal Cliff'…
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