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Topic - Yohay Elam
Economic growth accelerated from near zero to a 2.5 percent rate in the winter quarter as consumers went on a spending spree, the Commerce Department reported Friday morning.
"The expiration of the payroll tax cut and the sequester do seem to counter growth,"
"The cuts in government spending already took their toll in the fourth quarter," he said. "What we don't know at the moment is the impact of the sequester"