Day 2 of the government shutdown

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Some 800,000 government workers are enduring their first full day of no pay after they were sent home on furlough yesterday. And Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are signaling that it may be weeks before a budget agreement is reached that would send non-essential government employees back to work.

Penny and Phil discussed the government shutdown with Paul Brandus, who is the managing editor of West Wing Report and also Mark Hamrick, the Washington Bureau Chief for BankRate.com:

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