Shutdown: 20 things to know

Published: Dec 24 2013 09:09:14 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 14 2013 12:30:48 PM EDT

The government shutdown has entered week three without a compromise in sight (although some senators claim they're making progress). Here's some of the key points to know about the shutdown, according to CNN.

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The government shutdown has entered week three without a compromise in sight (although some senators claim they're making progress). Here's some of the key points to know about the shutdown, according to CNN.

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