deficit http://wamc.org en Economists were opposed to automatic spending cuts http://wamc.org/post/economists-were-opposed-automatic-spending-cuts <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Most business economists opposed the automatic spending cuts that took effect Friday night amid the gridlock between President Obama and Congress.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">But they overwhelmingly support efforts to reduce the deficit over the next 10 years.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">That's according to a survey released Monday of 196 members of the National Association for Business Economics.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:42:56 +0000 Associated Press 59013 at http://wamc.org Economists were opposed to automatic spending cuts