TODAY: President Obama signed an order allowing deep automatic budget cuts to become law, as he and House Speaker John Boehner pass the blame for doing nothing to stop the measures. NBC's Chuck Todd reports.
NIGHTLY NEWS:CNBC's John Harwood joins Lester Holt for more on the sequester.
MORNING JOE: Top Talkers: As expected, the $85B in spending cuts kicked in on Friday, March 1, 2013. The totality of the impact will be felt slowly, and several members of both sides of the aisle are discussing the cuts and what they mean for the country. The Morning Joe panel -- including Mike Barnicle and former senior advisor for the McCain–Palin campaign Nicolle Wallace -- discusses.