First Word: Slight change of plans

Updated
President Obama pauses while speaking in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus, joined by emergency responders on Feb. 19, 2013...
President Obama pauses while speaking in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus, joined by emergency responders on Feb. 19, 2013...
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With one week until the sequester deadline, the White House is switching up its game plan by bringing in the reinforcements: first responders, police officers and teachers to push lawmakers to make a new deal.

We’ll air a special Friday edition of The Last Word at 10 p.m. EST. Here’s a look at some of the stories shaping tonight’s rundown:

First Word: Slight change of plans

Updated