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Kline pessimistic about avoiding massive federal budget cuts

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s senior congressional Republican shows little optimism that massive automatic federal spending cuts can be avoided.


“My expectation is that we will see the cuts take effect,” U.S. Rep. John Kline told reporters Monday after meeting with legislators in the Minnesota Capitol.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.