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While Washington tries to hammer out a deal, many working Americans continue to suffer in this government shutdown.
There are the 800,000 furloughed workers, thousands more federal employees working for free without the guarantee of a paycheck, and then there are all the others affected by the partial government shutdown.
"We're basically locked out, our fisheries are all closed because we don't have National Marine Fisheries ... on the job to issue the permits," said Keith Colburn, the crab fishing captain made famous on the Discovery Channel's "The Deadliest Catch."