Sequester

I’m not going to lie. Sometimes I get very annoyed when people ask, “Why should we still march?”  They think it’s something from the past, something we don’t need to do anymore. On Sunday, I joined Rev. Al Sharpton and others from the National Action Network as we marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in […]

  Jason Furman (pictured), deputy director of the White House National Economic Council, said that automatic budget cuts, known as the sequester, will harm those least able to help themselves as they will threaten vital services for children, seniors, and the mentally disabled. RELATED: President On Sequester: ‘The Pain Will Be Real’ In a conference […]

Visibly disappointed, President Barack Obama emphasized that middle-class Americans and businesses across the country will be significantly impacted by unnecessary budget cuts due to Republicans’ unwillingness to work for the people. RELATED: White House Says Sequester Impacts Will Grow Over Time In a press conference held Friday morning, President Obama said that while he knows […]

On Thursday morning, the Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured right) interviewed President Barack Obama (pictured) for his radio show, “Keepin’ It Real With Al Sharpton,” on what Black History Month means to him, rising out of the Great Recession, and the seriousness of the sequester. RELATED: Obama’s Next Financial Fight: The Sequester Listen to the interview […]

The Newtown Massacre triggered President Barack Obama‘s gun control fight. And the staggering growth in the number of illegal residents spurred Obama’s quest for immigration reform. But a potentially more important political battle lies ahead for Obama, one that could force drastic automatic cuts to the domestic programs millions depend upon for survival: the sequester. […]