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Washington Journal for Sunday, March 3

Washington, DC
Saturday, March 2, 2013

Will Rahn, Daily Caller Deputy Editor and Sabrina Siddiqui, Huffington Post Political Reporter

 
Topic:  The politics involved in the budget cuts precipitated by sequestration, which took effect Friday.  We’ll discuss how both parties are trying to frame the debate; public attitudes toward and interest in sequestration, as well as other past and future congressional fiscal debates and deadlines; how sequestration and other congressional gridlock is affecting Americans’ short- and long-term views toward government; and other political news of the week. 
 
Alison Young, USA Today Investigative Reporter
 
Topic: Guest will discuss her recent article for USA Today about security lapses in labs at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention that could pose bioterror threats, including the release of hazardous materials such as anthrax. Guest will also discuss allegations that employees exposed to potential bioterror agents may not have received proper training.
 
Kristen Gwinn-Becker, National Women’s History Museum Historical Consultant 
 
Topic: Guest will discuss the centennial of the 1913 Women’s Suffrage March in Washington DC – the march and the attention it attracted were important in advancing women's suffrage in the United States.

Updated: Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:16pm (ET)

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