Law enforcement officers furloughed, kids kicked out of Headstart programs, dangers to the safety of the food supply, and three-quarters of a million jobs lost.
Those are just some of the possible negative effects of sequestration, the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts that will kick in on the first day of March. That is, unless Congress intervenes.
And that's starting to look doubtful. With the latest on the looming budget cuts, we turn to Christina Bellantoni, political editor for the PBS Newshour.