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Subject:  DC is freaking. Snork! Date:  2/10/2013  8:26 PM
Author:  arrete Number:  671066 of 878785

>> A White House official said “hundreds of thousands of federal employees” could be furloughed if the across-the-board budget cuts, called sequestration, take effect.

Federal agencies will begin implementing cuts amounting to 13 percent for defense programs and 9 percent for non-defense programs on March 1, unless Congress acts to prevent them. <<

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