It’s the end of what could have been a usual work day for 800,000 federal workers. Instead, the government is shutdown, and those workers spent a third day without a paycheck.
While politicians in Washington continue to get paid, they’re not budging in their debate over the federal budget. But the standoff leaves almost 1 million Americans wondering how they’ll make ends meet. And some of them are speaking out about their struggles.
Lynn Berry talked to a mom whose husband is a furloughed worker, and who wrote a compelling letter to Congress.