Obama asks lawmakers for short-term sequester fix

Obama said Tuesday he still believes the nation

Obama said Tuesday he still believes the nation should move forward with a broad package for tax reform and spending cuts. (February 5, 2013 3:28 PM)

(AP) President Barack Obama is asking Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to delay automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in March 1. Obama said Tuesday he still believes the nation should move forward with a broad package for tax reform and spending cuts. But he says if Congress can't act before the March 1 deadline, lawmakers should...

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