Obama Budget Cuts Target Travel, Coffee Mugs

The Daily StarObama budget cuts target travel, coffee mugsReutersWASHINGTON Nov 9 (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama will ask government agencies on Wednesday to find cost savings by cutting back in areas ranging from travel and vehicles to purchases of promotional coffee mugs and gadgets. ...Playbook: Stop swagPoliticoObama to seek savings by ordering cuts in travel, cellphones, swagWashington PostObama orders more cuts in wasteful spendingUSA TodayOmaha World-Herald -ABC News (blog)all 69 news articles »

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    The time remaining in the current session will be consumed with contentious budget negotiations ... threats pressured the coffee-shop chain to publicly request that gun owners not bring weapons into the stores. “We would target a couple of these states ...
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  • Obama Budget Cuts Have Changed NASA's ...
    Obama Budget Cuts Have ... Mars isn’t the only place NASA can’t explore due to budget cuts. Obama even siphoned funding ... The Daily Caller ...
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  • Obama to slash NASA budget. Will space exploration suffer ...
    Obama to slash NASA budget. Will space exploration suffer ... with the Obama administration’s internal budget ... the deep cuts in store for NASA ...
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  • Obama tells agencies to save on travel, coffee mugs | Reuters
    ... in spending on things like travel, printing and coffee ... Obama waves as he departs to travel to ... would also see its budget cut, ...
    11/9/2011 - 9:43 am | View Website
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