Budget ax hangs over U.S.
No deal on horizon; cuts due to kick in Friday
Posted: February 24, 2013 at 4:16 a.m.
In the first week of March, a laid-off person living on $300 a week in unemployment benefits is liable to find a surprise in the mailbox: notification from Uncle Sam that come April the check will be $33 lighter.
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