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Sequestration continues, but cuts not as deep

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes questions as he briefs reporters at the Pentagon in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

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Year two of sequestration begins today, but Congress’ end-of-year budget deal lessened the effects of the cuts to the Defense Department.

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Charles Dharapak | AP

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes questions as he briefs reporters at the Pentagon in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

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