Obama turns up heat in budget showdown
GOP keeps insisting he needs to swing ax
Posted: February 23, 2013 at 5:53 a.m.
With automatic federal budget cuts almost certain to take effect in one week, the White House and top Democrats on Friday sought to increase the pressure on congressional Republicans to agree to a compromise that could prevent disruptions in government services after March 1.
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