While Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate debate further funding of the federal government, the shutdown remains.
In reality, much of the federal government continues to operate -- only "non-essential" functions of the government have been shut down.
You might not think a government shutdown would affect your daily life, but here are ten things that could impact you:
- No national parks
- No gun permits from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
- No federal loans