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Obama 'hopes Pain Will End Sequester'

Posted on the 01 March 2013 by Hughvw
President Obama today said he is “not a dictator” after a White House meeting of Congressional leaders failed to reach a deal on the sequester.  House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans are still  insisting that a deal not raise taxes. Keith Koffler at White House Dossier says Obama made clear that the White House strategy is to allow the cuts to begin and hope that the pain they cause  voters eventually forces Republican opposition to crack.

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