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The states most and least affected by the sequester, in one chart

The White House released a state-by-state analysis of the sequester's impact this weekend. But while the sequester's cuts are across the board, they don't affect all states equally, as states rely on federal aid to varying degrees.

The Pew Center on the States has measured each state's exposure to the sequester by calculating its federal aid subject to the sequester as a percentage of the state's total GDP. Here are the states that are most and least affected by the sequester by that calculation:


You can see the full list of states here and read the full report here.

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