As Sequester Threatens Entitlement Programs, Progressive Coalition Warns Democrats Against Cuts

Sabrina Siddiqui writes at The Huffington Post: “As Congress continues to debate a possible replacement to the $1.2 trillion in sequestration-related cuts set to kick in on March 1, a coalition of progressive organizations on Wednesday launched an effort urging Democratic lawmakers to reject to any deal that entails cuts to benefits from popular entitlement programs.”