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Krueger: Sequester Cuts Hurting Key Research

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By Andrew Ackerman Reuters Alan Krueger , chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, speaks during a media briefing at the White House in Washington in this November 26, 2012 file photo. Across-the-board cuts in federal ...

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"That’s the kind of research that I think is going to be sacrificed because of the sequester"

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