By Bryce Covert on December 6, 2013
A group of House Republicans sent a letter advocating to keep sequestration spending levels in the budget conference negotiations.
By Bryce Covert on November 21, 2013
Sequestration cuts get bigger, temporary fixes run out, and the impact will be felt far into the future.
By Bryce Covert on November 20, 2013
Sequestration has meant reducing meals, transportation services, and other programs that the elderly rely on.
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By Sy Mukherjee on November 15, 2013
The austerity cuts could have unintended, and unwelcome, consequences for Americans' premiums under Obamacare.
By Bryce Covert on November 15, 2013
Janet Yellen told Senators that the Federal Reserve can help create economic growth to combat inequality, but that austerity is working against it.
By Jeff Spross on November 14, 2013
Further evidence that quantitative easing, which conservatives regularly condemn, is \holding up the economy.
By Bryce Covert on November 13, 2013
There is little evidence that sequestration is working as it devastates the economy and many Americans' lives.
By Jeff Spross on November 13, 2013
Eighty-one percent of research universities told a new survey the budget cuts are reducing grants, delaying research, and cutting off staff and students.
By Bryce Covert on November 7, 2013
Sequestration's cuts will get even worse next year for low-income families who need help paying rent.
By Bryce Covert on November 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.