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March 1, 2013 | 8:47 am

Watch Video: President Obama on Sequester Taking Effect

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Washington Post: Leaders meet but fail to reach deal to avert cuts President Obama spoke at the White House after a meeting with congressional leaders on sweeping budget cuts taking effect today. In a statement and in taking questions from reporters, he criticized Republicans for refusing to consider a deficit-cutting solution that includes tax increases […]

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How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

October 8, 2012 | 3:06 pm

How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

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It’s not often that the U.S. government goes all out to entertain its citizens, but that’s more or less what happened over the weekend when the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels zoomed over the Golden Gate as part of Fleet Week. The squadron doesn’t go into combat — individual pilots might when on other assignments — […]

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