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“While these reductions are unfortunate and will be damaging, the department is doing everything within our power to minimize adverse effects on our national security mission,” Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter wrote to the governors.

Pentagon Warns Governors of Sequestration’s Impact on States

Virginia letter outlines $661 million payroll cut, as well as Army and Navy program cuts.

Jamesa Euler delivers mail in Atlanta in early February.

Sequestration May Add to the Postal Service’s Financial Troubles

Agency faces no direct cuts, but a slow economy could hurt business.

Sequester Real Talk: The 3 Dumbest Things About This Truly Dumb Law

Washington's addiction to manufactured crises is the result of one party's stubborn economic ignorance -- time for the press to call it out.

The Obama administration has warned that cuts will mean fewer food inspections.

The 4 Most Politically Sensitive Budget Cuts

Once the cuts start to take effect, both the president and the GOP could face blowback.

Obama Issues Order Implementing Sequester

Now the process begins of implementing the cuts.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter laid out a rough schedule beginning at midnight Friday and stretching out over the coming weeks at their press briefing Friday.

Pentagon Leaders Say Sequestration Impact Will Be Immediate and Obvious

Hagel and Carter say training slowdown would harm readiness.

Defense Can Handle Sequestration, Specialists Say

Long-term budget can come down without harming readiness, trio agrees.

Thousands at GSA Eligible for Back Pay

Union and agency officials reach $30 million settlement on overtime pay.

Washington in 3 Words: Dumb, Arbitrary, and Inexcusable

U.S. leaders fail to lead on sequestration, but finger-pointing thrives.

Obama's 'Jedi Mind Meld' Shatters His Nerd Credibility

The internet moved quick to fact check Obama's Star Trek/Star Wars confusion.