December 6, 2013
There are three days left until 85 billion dollars in budget cuts kick in.
President Obama will hit the road today for a campaign style rally in Newport News, Virginia.
He's hoping the public will push Congress to reach a deal.
Back on Capitol Hill, Republicans say the President should be negotiating instead of holding rallies.
Some economists predict the cuts will shave half a percentage point off of economic growth this year and add a quarter point to the unemployment rate.