Defense lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Monday pleaded with congressional leaders to put party politics aside and come together to reach a viable solution to avoid devastating national security budget cuts under sequestration.
In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), several members of the Senate Armed Services Committee reiterated their commitment to forging an alternative sequestration plan.
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