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Congress is responsible for passing annual appropriations to fund government agencies. If Congress neglects to pass funding bills, government agencies are forced to shut down. Follow all of Federal News Radio's government shutdown coverage from the past several years.
Shutdown poll: How long will it last?
Tuesday - 10/1/2013, 3:49pm EDT
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: