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Government shutdown: How we got here and what it means

Thousands of federal workers are being furloughed Tuesday because the government has shut down. Republicans and Democrats in Congress are in a stalemate over a stopgap spending bill.

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Government shutdown: How we got here and what it means

Thousands of federal workers are being furloughed Tuesday because the government has shut down. Republicans and Democrats in Congress are in a stalemate over a stopgap spending bill. GANNETT