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Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro García Padilla, from left, seen with National Governors Association Chairman Gov. Jack Markell of Delaware and Vice Chairman Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, right, speaks during a news conference at the NGA Winter Meeting in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The nation's governors say their states are threatened if the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts, known as the sequester, take effect March 1. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)