House Democrats and federal workers visit Sen. McConnell’s office in protest over government shutdown

Dozens of furloughed federal workers gathered outside of Sen. Mitch McConnell's office to protest the government shutdown. A group of House Democrats also delivered a letter to McConnell, urging him to reopen the government.
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Dozens of furloughed federal workers gathered outside of Sen. Mitch McConnell's office to protest the government shutdown. A group of House Democrats also delivered a letter to McConnell, urging him to reopen the government.

Lesley Clark works out of the McClatchy Washington bureau, covering all things Kentucky for McClatchy’s Lexington Herald-Leader. A former reporter for McClatchy’s Miami Herald, she also spent several years covering the White House.