Obama warns automatic cuts will hurt many
He urges Congress to halt them, accept smaller steps to buy time
Posted: February 20, 2013 at 4:38 a.m.
President Barack Obama stepped up pressure on Congress to avert “brutal” automatic $1.2 trillion in budget cuts set to kick in March 1, saying they would harm the economy and curtail vital services.
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