Kaiser Health News staff writer Mary Agnes Carey reports: "Pressure is mounting for Washington to find a way to avoid the automatic spending reductions set to begin March 1, with President Barack Obama Tuesday urging Congress to stop the 'meat-cleaver approach' that he says will undermine U.S. military strength and 'eviscerate job creating investments in education and energy and medical research'" (Carey, 2/20). Read the story.
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