Support the news

Week In Review: Sequestration, Senate Hopefuls And A City Councilor24:30
Download

Play
In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester, as he stands with emergency responders, a group of workers the White House says could be affected if state and local governments lose federal money as a result of budget cuts in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House complex in Washington. Republicans and other fiscal conservatives keep insisting on more federal austerity and a smaller government. Without much fanfare or acknowledgement, they’ve already gotten much of both. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester, as he stands with emergency responders, a group of workers the White House says could be affected if state and local governments lose federal money as a result of budget cuts in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House complex in Washington. Republicans and other fiscal conservatives keep insisting on more federal austerity and a smaller government. Without much fanfare or acknowledgement, they’ve already gotten much of both. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

We discuss the week's top stories, including the effects of sequestration cuts in Massachusetts, the five hopefuls for John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat, and city councilor John Connolly's plan to unseat Mayor Menino.

Guests

Renee Loth, editor of Architecture Boston, columnist for The Boston Globe and contributor to WBUR's Cognoscenti.

Peter Kadzis, editor of The Phoenix

This segment aired on March 1, 2013.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news