Lawmakers have until Friday to reach a deal that would avoid billions of dollars in automatic budget cuts to federal programs.
If the two sides can't reach a deal by March 1, $85 billion in cuts will go into effect to government programs, such as the defense, education and transportation departments.
But just how much of the sequester will impact you?
Financial expert Elliott Miller visited FOX 29 News at 5 p.m. to discuss just who would feel the pain if a deal can't be reached.
You can watch his interview with FOX 29's Joyce Evans in the video above.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day. Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.
It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM. It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.
Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds
Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm
Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.
Authorities say a teenager drowned while reportedly trying to retrieve a soccer ball from a recreational reservoir in southeastern Pennsylvania.
A woman has died after being hit by three cars in Philadelphia's Logan section. Police say two of the vehicles drove off, and they're still searching for one of them.
We want to say congratulations this morning to Broomall-Newtown Baseball, which now has two Babe Ruth World Series winners in one year!
A huge data breach is affecting five major banks. Federal officials say they were hacked by cyber terrorists. What exactly happened? And can we protect ourselves or prevent it?