Shutdown 101

On the Brian Lehrer Show today at 10:40; audio and a recap will be posted here by 2pm.

As the budget deadline draws near, many citizens and businesses are wondering what will happen if Congress fails to agree on a budget before Friday at midnight. Paul Kane congressional reporter  for The Washington Post, outlines what actually happens if the Federal government shuts down, which workers would get paid, and how it would affect everyone else.