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How sequestration will affect D.C., Md. and Va.

If sequestration goes into effect, here's a closer look at how the budget cuts will affect D.C., Maryland and Virginia residents. (Unless otherwise attributed, information is from The Associated Press and the White House.)

Rachel Nania, wtop.com

Congress has until Friday, March 1 to avoid the massive budget cuts that will slash the government’s spending by $85 million. If sequestration goes into effect, the nation will be affected, but so will D.C., Maryland and Virginia residents.