Shutdown poll: How long will it last?

Tuesday - 10/1/2013, 3:49pm EDT

Shutdown poll

How long do you think the shutdown will last?

With Congress failing to agree on a funding deal by midnight Monday, the federal government is now closing its doors for the first time in 17 years. In other words, a government shutdown is no longer a matter of if — but for how long.

Federal News Radio readers accurately predicted the government shutdown. More than half of respondents — 58 percent — to Federal News Radio's online poll last week predicted that the government would shut down today.

So, now, put your powers of prognostication to test. Let us know how long you think the government shutdown will last: