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    Sequester Progress Hits Roadblock

    A dispute over budget cuts that threaten dozens of smaller control towers with closure slowed Senate progress Tuesday on legislation to avoid a government shutdown on March 27. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., refused repeatedly to permit final passage of the measure unless …

    As Sequester Looms, Republicans And Democrats Remain At Odds

    No progress to report in efforts to stave off looming government-wide spending cuts, President Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out for praise the few Republicans who say they’re open to aspects of his approach, seeking to turn up the heat on GOP leaders ahead of Friday’s deadline. …