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Sequestration

Sequestration is a set of across-the-board federal spending cuts set to kick in on March 1 if Congress doesn’t take action. Economists expect the sequester to pose a drag of roughly 0.6-percentage point to the still fragile U.S. economy in 2013.

Small Business Owners Still Worried About Obamacare, Sequester

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  1. Do politicians think Americans are stupid?

    Fox News Contributor Julie Roginsky, FNC’s Andy Levy and Hot Air Editor-at-Large Mary Katharine Ham weigh in on Jonathan Gruber’s ObamaCare comments and a poll of approval ratings of Democrats and Republicans.

  2. Kurds eye piece of Syria

    FNC’s Lea Gabrielle, Federated Investors Chief Equity Strategist Phil Orlando and Holland, Company Chairman Mike Holland, and Concerned Veterans for America CEO Pete Hegseth on the political complications of the Kurdish Parliamentary group that says it will help the U.S. fight ISIS in exchange for land in Northern Syria.

  3. Will Obama listen to voters’ economic concerns?

    Washington Examiner Columnist Byron York discusses whether or not Obama will work with Republicans and pass future Senate bills to boost the economy.

  4. What’s next for President Obama?

    FOX Business Contributor Anthony Scaramucci and Potomac Research Chief Political Strategist Greg Valliere discuss Obama’s standing among global leaders in wake of a midterm defeat, and how that impacts asset allocation.

  5. Some in Washington seek tax reform in place of defense cuts

    FOX Business Contributor Anthony Scaramucci says a bipartisan effort to replace military sequestration will be a positive for the markets.

  6. Post-election playbook

    Strategas Head of Research Dan Clifton and Potomac Research Group Chief Political Strategist Greg Valliere on how the stock market could benefit from the GOP Senate win.

  7. The road to bipartisanship

    Sen. Gerry Moran, (R-KS), argues the Congress’ new agenda should start with balancing the budget.

  8. Markets eyeing the midterms

    Heritage Foundation Chief Economist Steve Moore, First Trust’s Brian Wesbury and FBN’s Adam Shapiro on the election’s impact on the markets.

  9. Does the ‘trickle-down economics’ theory work?

    Former Reagan Economic Advisor Art Laffer weighs in on trickle-down economics and the midterm elections.

  10. Major political overhauls needed in Washington?

    Former Hillary Clinton aide Basil Smikle and Sun Sentinel columnist Noelle Nikpour on the midterm elections and the possibility of a GOP-controlled Senate.

  11. Should troops in Ebola countries be quarantined?

    Lancolt Capital Managing Partner Todd Schoenberger and Fox News reporter Lea Gabrielle on whether there should be a quarantine policy for troops returning from Ebola countries.

  12. President Obama at odds with the U.S. military?

    Lt. Col. Oliver North weighs in on President Obama, military funding and the fight against ISIS in the Middle East.

  1. Obama pushing for smaller military?

    Host of ‘Lou Dobbs Tonight’ Lou Dobbs on Obama’s military plans and budget cuts.

  2. Growing concerns of potential ISIS attack on U.S. soil

    Former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Jack Keane on the Obama Administration’s handling of ISIS and the state of America’s military.

  3. What is driving the market down?

    Bulls-Eye Options Chief Options Strategist Alan Knuckman, Reason Magazine Managing Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on market uncertainties, political risk and the government’s bad budget deal.

  4. Montel Williams: Take this time as opportunity to modernize our forces

    TV personality Montel Williams on what is needed to improve our military and the morale of the troops.

  5. Does economic growth lead to more government spending?

    Potomac Research Chief Political Strategist Greg Valliere gives his expectations for the government’s ability to come up with a budget and avoid a government shutdown.

  6. Defense Secretary Hagel stepping down

    FOX News Contributor KT McFarland discusses the impact of Chuck Hagel stepping down from his post as Secretary of Defense.

  7. Democrats in Jonathan Gruber denial?

    Townhall.com Political Editor Guy Benson and The Daily Beast Senior Editor Will Rahn weigh in on the Democrats’ response to Jonathan Gruber’s comments, and preview the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.

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