The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia.
Both are agents with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport.
Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks. Part-time jobs are out of the question — they work opposite shifts timed to make sure one of them is always home with their kids, ages 2 and 5. So donations of food and diapers have been a real help as savings are being stretched thin.