Sequestration: A history

POSTED: 10:31 AM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 05:36 AM PDT Apr 04, 2013 

Take a look at the history of sequestration from its first use in the 1980s to today’s cuts.

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March 1 has now dawned with no compromise in sight. A few federal agencies have started handing out furlough notices, and more are expected to come starting Monday, according to CNN. Since federal agencies usually give 30-day notices before furloughs, most effects will likely be felt in early April -- assuming Congress doesn’t pass a deal before then.


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