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Federal Workers Begin to Feel Pain of Shutdown

Because many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, the loss of even one can be a big financial blow for a family.

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What Would Be the Economic Cost of a Prolonged Government Shutdown?

The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.

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What’s The Economic Impact of a Government Shutdown?

With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is about to enter the new year. Here's what it could mean for the economy.

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How Much Would A US Government Shutdown Cost?

  This article was published by the Center for American Progress Action. With congressional conservatives poised to force a government shutdown at the end of the month over the three-year-old Affordable Care Act, economists are trying to tally up what shuttering the government would cost the country. Estimates vary widely, and the totals would depend on how long a shutdown …

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