February 19th, 2013
06:19 PM ET
10 years ago

Congress passive as spending cuts near

Washington (CNN) - If you're expecting last minute action from Congress to avoid the March 1 spending cut deadline, think again.

Congress isn't even in session this week, and lawmakers and aides from both parties say they don't expect anything to pass anytime soon. Why the lack of urgency?


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