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10/18/2013 08:27 am ET Updated Oct 18, 2013

The Real Cost Of The Tea Party's Shenanigans In One Horrifying Graphic

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The chaos resulting from the debt ceiling and government shutdown circus — one that began in 2009, actually — has cost us dearly. How dearly?

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