Putting a personal, household perspective on looming federal budget cuts

POSTED: 09:43 AM MDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 09:35 PM MST Jan 14, 2014 
EL PASO, Texas -

The finger pointing continues in Washington, D.C. On March 1, if President Obama and Republicans - who control the House - can't come to an agreement on how to target spending cuts-- automatic cuts will kick in.

That's the so-called "sequester." For days, we've heard dire warnings about services at risk.

So how serious are these automatic spending cuts?

Click on the video above for a  different perspective to help you decide.