PBS NewsHour

How federal agencies fluctuate their furloughed workforce

Clip: 10/09/2013 | 6m 22s

The government shutdown has touched hundreds of thousands of federal employees, but as the shutdown stretches on, the distinction between essential and non-essential has varied depending on agency and need. Jeffrey Brown talks to Reid Wilson of The Washington Post and Gregory Korte of USA Today for a broad look at the impact.

Aired: 10/09/13

Rating: NR

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