The sequester deadline has nearly arrived, and nada. The Senate could vote on two different sequester bills, both of which are expected to fail. The automatic $85 billion in spending cuts are scheduled to kick in on Friday night at midnight unless Congress agrees on a solution.
What did get done in Washington, D.C. today: The House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
- Dual Senate sequester votes expected to fail
- White House counts on GOP to bend as cuts’ effects are felt
- Violence Against Women Act finally reuthorized
- House expected to pass Senate version of VAWA
- U.S. economy grew 0.1 percent last quarter, the weakest rate in nearly two years
- Bob Woodward’s sequester spat with the White House: A timeline
- President Obama and John Boehner: Why they don’t get along
- Elizabeth Colbert Busch gets a big endorsement from Rep. John Lewis