Posted: Feb 28, 2013 1:19 PM
Updated: Feb 28, 2013 2:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts to domestic agencies and the military are set to kick in Friday.
Meanwhile, the Senate is expected to vote today on rival Democratic and Republican plans to replace the spending cuts.
But both bills are expected to fail. President Barack Obama has set a meeting with congressional leaders for the day the cuts take effect.
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