FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, senior Border Patrol Agent Sheldon Cooper monitors the International Railroad Bridge in Buffalo, N.Y. Government agencies vary widely in how the

 

              FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, senior Border Patrol Agent Sheldon Cooper monitors the International Railroad Bridge in Buffalo, N.Y. Government agencies vary widely in how the
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, senior Border Patrol Agent Sheldon Cooper monitors the International Railroad Bridge in Buffalo, N.Y. Government agencies vary widely in how they are dealing with $85 billion in across-the-board budget cuts that went into effect last week. Federal workers could face seven days of furloughs at the Housing and Urban Development Department, but Homeland Security personnel might see twice that number. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)