Sequestration: A history

POSTED: 12:31 PM CST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 07:36 AM CDT Apr 04, 2013 

Take a look at the history of sequestration from its first use in the 1980s to today’s cuts.

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Take a look at the history of sequestration from its first use in the 1980s to today’s cuts, according to information from the University of California-Berkeley's "Slaying the Debt" research project, Slate.com, Politifact and other sources.

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