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What You Need to Know About the Sequester

From National Federation of Republican Women Political Briefing

Week of February 14, 2013

What is the sequester? The sequester was an idea brought forth by the Obama administration during debt ceiling talks involving the “super committee” of 2011.  The sequester was the administration’s threat over the super committee to bring about budget cuts of 1.2 trillion dollars over …

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN CONGRESS IS LAME

Let me paint you a not-so-pretty picture:

November elections are over. Congress convenes for Lame Duck Session between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Bush tax cuts are set to expire 12/31/2012. President Obama has promised to veto any extensions of Bush tax cuts on the wealthy. Republicans must either accept a compromise allowing a tax …

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How to Throw a Fabulous Holiday Party on a Budget

I love to entertain, especially during the holidays while my Christmas tree is up and the house is warm and inviting. However, hosting parties can be expensive, and it is so easy to overspend on food and decorations. So tonight, I ventured out to Walmart on the night before Thanksgiving (not recommended!) to see if …

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIPS

Tis the season for shopping! Are you one of those people who are already finished Christmas shopping or are you like me waiting until the absolute last day I can ship before Christmas without having to pay extra for speedy delivery? Regardless, it is easy to overspend and buy hasty, unexciting gifts because you didn’t …

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Is this Wall Street or Las Vegas Blvd?

$400 on Big Red – am I buying a share of Apple or placing an all or nothing craps
bet? The past couple months have felt like a rough night at the craps table –
win lose win lose – makes you want to pull out and hit the bar! I bought my
first stock and placed my first …

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