A lot of the debate around the shutdown centers on the Affordable Care Act.
South Dakota even got a mention Tuesday on the Senate floor.
"There was an interview done with an employer in my state of South Dakota where that person was asked about how this would impact them and they said, 'Well, I guess we're probably not going to hire as many people as we otherwise would hire.' And he said, 'I think that's going to be happening in businesses all across the country.' That's one example from my state of South Dakota," Senator John Thune said.
House Republicans are planning a bill that would restore some government services including reopening the national parks.
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