Spending cuts that are part of the looming sequester could cause big job losses in defense and other industries.
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January 30, 2013 Federal spending cuts may have hurt the U.S. economy's fourth-quarter growth. But don't count on that changing the dynamics of the current debate over the sequester, the ax poised to start hacking $1.2 trillion from federal spending if Congress fails to stop it by the March 1 deadline.
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