Metro to lose millions from sequestration

Metro could lose millions in federal grants used to make repairs and improvements if the sequester takes effect. Fare revenue is also likely to drop as fewer federal employees take Metro to work.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 08:55pm EST

Norton vows to donate a day's pay to furloughed workers

D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is prepared to show solidarity with government workers who might feel the pinch of sequestration.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 04:40pm EST

Md. congress members hold Twitter Townhall on sequestration

Maryland's Democrat congressional delegation wants to answer your questions about the pending sequester, which is expected to furlough area federal workers.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 04:36pm EST

When will sequestration kick in?

As the threat of sequestration looms, Americans are scratching their collective heads trying to figure out when those budget cuts will kick in.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 02:42pm EST

Area businesses brace for sequestration

WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 12:22pm EST


Sequester is not a scam or is it?

Cal Thomas and Bob Beckel, commentators

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 11:21am EST


Warnings on effects of budget cuts exaggerated

Michael Tanner, senior fellow, Cato Institute

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 11:14am EST


Tense relationship between White House and media over sequester

Jim VandeHei, executive editor, POLITICO

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 10:59am EST


Voters in time will get angry over sequester cuts

Stan Collender, author of "The Guide to the Federal Budget"

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 10:53am EST


New crisis looms as budget cuts hit US on Friday

New fiscal crisis looms as billions in budget cuts hit US on Friday without a deal

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 10:24am EST

Expect 60- to 90-minute delays as airport runways close under sequester

Ray LaHood, U.S. transportation secretary

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 08:37am EST


How to fix U.S. debt without hurting fragile economy

An ax is scheduled to hit the federal budget Friday: Unless the White House and Congress reach a budget deal by then, automatic cuts will carve $85 billion from authorized spending through Sept. 30 and $1.2 trillion over the next decade.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 06:07am EST

As budget cuts loom, is government shutdown next?

With budget cuts imminent, Congress turning to avoiding government shutdown in less than month

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 02:56am EST

White House to nation: the cuts are coming

Major Garrett, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 09:49pm EST


Despite sequester, the show must go on at National Parks

As surely as the pink buds pop open there will be a National Cherry Blossom Festival this spring. And despite across-the-board federal spending cuts expected to kick in Friday, the National Park Service offers assurances there will be summer concerts on the grounds of the Capitol and there will be Fourth of July fireworks on the National Mall.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 06:55pm EST

Americans yawn at budget cut hype

Dire warnings do little to hold Americans' interest in looming spending cuts

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 06:08pm EST

How to prepare for sequestration

Possibly more than one million federal employees may be affected by wide reaching hatchet-style cuts.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:30pm EST

FAA chief: Spending cuts could close runways

Spending cuts could force busy airports to operate fewer runways, FAA chief tells Congress

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:10pm EST

Budget battle guide: This time may be for real

This time may be for real: Will Americans notice if US skids into a fiscal pileup Friday?

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 01:52pm EST

Smithsonian vows regular hours, despite $40M cut

Smithsonian vows to keep doors open regular hours at museums, despite $40M cut from Congress

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 11:00am EST
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