CNN keeps count: More members decide to donate their shutdown paychecks
October 4th, 2013
02:35 PM ET
7 months ago

CNN keeps count: More members decide to donate their shutdown paychecks

(CNN) - While more than 800,000 federal workers, including some congressional staffers, are being furloughed during the government shutdown, members of Congress are still getting paid as required by law.

But some members of the House and Senate-the very bodies that failed to prevent the shutdown-are giving away their salary in solidarity. And some have decided to keep their paychecks.

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