Buffalo, NY (WKBW) - Frustrations continue to mount across the country, as the government shutdown enters its 14th day.
A plan in the Senate would re-open the government and fund it at current levels for six months, while raising the debt limit through January 31. However, lawmakers have so far not been able to agree on the specifics.
The White House and many members of Congress say if the US hits the debt ceiling and defaults on its bills, then social security, veterans pay and the costs of loans may all be up in the air.
The stock market is also paying very close attention to negotiations. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has warned if the U.S. cannot make its payments, that would create a "massive disruption" all over the world, and the U.S. could fall into another recession.