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Obama signs sequester order to begin spending cuts, president calls Republican Congressional leaders dumb, Republicans want no tax increases, Congressional Black Caucus Chairperson Rep. Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio supports the president saying across the board cuts with no revenue increases hurt poor, middle class communities

                                                                                                      United States President Barack Obama Congressional Black Caucus Chairperson Representative Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), a Democratic congressperson for Ohio  By Kathy Wray Coleman, publisher, editor-n-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( www.cleve ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Barack Obama on Friday called Republican congressional leaders "dumb, arbitrary" Republicans after negotiations to stop automatic spending cuts, also dubbed a sequester, fail through. And America's first Black president also signed the sequester order later that day that calls for massive spending cuts and could result in a government shut down, according to a White House press release to Cleveland Urban News.Com.  "It dumb and it's gonna hurt," said Obama. Republicans shot