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CNN Radio News Day: March 1, 2013
US President Barack Obama speaks to the media about sequestration in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on March 1, 2013
March 1st, 2013
04:38 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: March 1, 2013

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • It's here – the sequester. President Obama dropped-by the White House briefing room to tell the country forced budget cuts are set to go into effect. A massive chunk of $85 billion will target everything from defense to education.  The cuts will trigger furloughs and weaken government worker paychecks. A morning meeting at the White House between the President and House and Senate leaders bore no solution. Because of that, Congress is taking the bulk of blame. CNN Radio caught-up with Americans expressing their frustration:

"Is our government really doing the job it's supposed to be doing?"...."I think it's ridiculous that we pay these people to do the job right the first time." FULL POST

CNN Profiles: 'Manology' with Rev Run and Tyrese
Rev Run and Tyrese, authors of the new book, 'Manology.'
March 1st, 2013
03:13 PM ET

CNN Profiles: 'Manology' with Rev Run and Tyrese

Hosted by Michael Schulder

Follow Michael at: www.wavemaker.me

Editor's Note: Listen to the full interview in our player above, and join the conversation in our comments section below.

(CNN) - Dear Rev Run and Tyrese:

Thank you both for agreeing to be interviewed on CNN Profiles.

Tyrese, as I mentioned, when the producers at CNN's guest bookings department excitedly told me we could get you for CNN Profiles, I said "Who's Tyrese?"

I asked a lot of friends and colleagues if they'd heard of you. I don't know if the answers represent the broader reality, but they pretty much broke down along racial lines. Most of of my white friends didn't know your work. My African American friends did. Especially the women.

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