March 23rd, 2013
12:00 PM ET

How Washington’s “stupid” budget cuts are making America dumber

These past few weeks, President Obama has been on what’s been coined the ‘charm offensive,’ reaching out to Republicans in the hopes of finding some common ground to solve the fiscal problems facing our country.

Phone calls.

A dinner.

It's all part of the President's plan to build a "common-sense caucus."

It would be a remarkable accomplishment if Democrats and Republicans were actually able to reach across the aisle, because lately, when it comes to the economy, the Right and Left have only been able to agree on one thing: The forced spending cuts of sequestration were a pretty "stupid" thing to do.

But if it was really so stupid, why did our lawmakers allow it to happen? FULL POST

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Filed under: Economy • OutFront Extra • OutFront Staff • Politics • Sequestration
March 23rd, 2013
10:00 AM ET

OutFront Recap: Obama-Satan controversy goes viral

In this week's OutFront Recap, Erin Burnett points out the dark history of a conservative radio host's comparisons of President Obama to the devil.

Authorities say an American engineer found dead in Singapore committed suicide. His parents say he was murder and have the evidence to prove it. Shane Todd's parents talk to Burnett about why they won't give up.

CLICK HERE for previous weeks of the OutFront Recap.

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March 23rd, 2013
02:00 AM ET

Everest mountaineer George Lowe dies at 89

Erin Burnett remembers George Lowe, last surviving climber of the first successful Everest ascent dies at 89.

Filed under: E-Block