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    Van Buren

    The sequestration was a separate bill from the one extending the tax cuts until Dec. 31, 2012.

    The extending of the Bush tax cuts happened in the lame duck session in December 2010. The sequestration was done as part of raising the debt ceiling in the summer of 2011.

    And someone should remind Boehner that after they passed the debt ceiling deal he said he got 80% of what he wanted...

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