The government shutdown is now the longest ever

Here’s the latest on the impact of the shutdown:

800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay missed their first paychecks this week.

The U.S. economy has lost about $3.6 billion so far because of the shutdown, according to estimates by S&P Global Ratings.

Three federal employee organizations have sued the Trump administration over having to work without pay.