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Sequester fallout: Obama Trade Rep. grounded, complains about teleconferences, added work

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The ongoing federal budget sequester, which took $3.5 million from the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, has resulted in a sharp cutback in overseas travel and forced some employees to do more, the president’s trade representative complained on Thursday. “People are having to do the work of not only their own jobs but of others and not able to travel to negotiations or to enforcement actions...