GOP wants to ease pain on military

House Republicans want to take the rough edges off across-the-board spending cuts -- just as those cuts start to take effect.

Currently, the military stands to lose $43 billion over the next seven months. The new GOP measure would award the Defense Department its detailed 2013 budget while other agencies remain frozen at 2012 levels.

Francis Rose, host of "In Depth with Francis Rose," discussed that and other top government topics with Capital Insider.