What Would Happen If The Government Shuts Down?

And who would be affected?

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A partial shutdown of the U.S. government will begin at midnight on Monday if Republicans and Democrats fail to agree on a funding bill.

In a government shutdown, spending for essential functions related to national security or public safety would continue along with benefit programs such as Medicare health insurance and Social Security retirement benefits for seniors.

But civilian federal employees -- from people who process forms and handle regulatory matters to workers at national parks and museums -- would be furloughed.

The last government shutdown ran from December 16, 1995, to January 6, 1996, putting about 800,000 federal workers on furlough.

Here is a roundup of the expected impact of a shutdown.

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Queen Jenny

It make absolutly no sence they close the governement they make everybody paid for them im shure it would be better thing to do then make us paid for it , other country have medical service free and they survive with it they paid more taxe and then what live with it

October 16 2013 at 5:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
johnnynelson1990

IF AMARICA WENT TO HELL BECAUSE OF A GOVERMENT SHUT OFF,,,,WE WOULD STELL FROM EACH OTHER AND TURN ON EACH OTHER LEFT AND RIGHT,,,,EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF!!!!!!!!

October 01 2013 at 11:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
johnnynelson1990

may god or somebody help the goverment

October 01 2013 at 11:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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