White House changes course on sequester

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White House changes course on sequester
By: Darren Samuelsohn
February 22, 2013 04:34 AM EST
The White House and the U.S. Capitol are shown in this composite image. | Reuters Photos

For the last six months, the White House told the groups that will suffer the biggest blow if domestic cuts go through one thing: We’ve got this.

But a week before the sequester deadline, they’ve decided to change course, summoning cops, teachers, nurses and first responders to the White House for meetings on how to pitch their case to lawmakers on Capitol Hill reluctant to cut a deal.

(Also on POLITICO: Sequestration: Excuses, excuses, excuses) Continue reading “White House changes course on sequester”

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