Employee Earl Minor stacks copies of the fiscal 2013 budget at the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

But we also want to hear from you. What insight do you have into the federal budget? First, delve into the federal budget. Then below, share your insight with us. In this era of bitter budget debates, which cuts go too far? And do you see areas where more effective cuts can be made?