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Painful Slashing: Sequestration Is Bringing Deep Budget Cuts to the West

When the Tea Party tide crested, a number of Western Republicans surfed it into the U.S. House of Representatives. There was Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn, who promotes gutting the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, saying it’s “low-hanging fruit” that must be picked to shrink the federal deficit. New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce harnessed anti-government momentum to […]