US Congress http://kuer.org en Matheson Says Both Parties to Blame for Sequestration http://kuer.org/post/matheson-says-both-parties-blame-sequestration <p>Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson says sequestration or sweeping federal budget cuts that went into effect Friday are a collective failure of Congressional leadership in both parties.&nbsp;</p><p>Representative Matheson says everyone in Congress agrees that 85 billion dollars of spending needs to be cut from the federal budget, but he says sequestration is not the way to do it.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:03:02 +0000 Andrea Smardon 25779 at http://kuer.org Matheson Says Both Parties to Blame for Sequestration