Senators dig in, spurn late push to ward off cuts
With both parties at impasse, clock runs out on halting trims
Posted: March 1, 2013 at 5:39 a.m.
The Senate swatted aside last ditch plans to block $85 billion in broad-based federal spending reductions Thursday as President Barack Obama and Republicans blamed one another for the latest gridlock and the administration readied plans to put the cuts into effect.
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