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Warren, representatives blast sequester

Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation spoke out passionately this morning against upcoming automatic federal spending cuts, portraying them as potentially devastating to children, the elderly, and the poor.

“Sequestration is just a fancy word for cuts, cuts in programs that really go right to the heart of caring for those people who need it the most within our society,” US Representative Edward J. Markey said at a rally at an anti-poverty agency in dowtown Boston.

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