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Government Shutdown Economy

The Government Shutdown May Have Helped The Jobs Numbers

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown may have affected October's jobs numbers. But not how you think. For weeks, the White House...

Luke Johnson

Here Is How Much The Government Shutdown Cost | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government shutdown has taken at least $24 billion out of the United States economy, the financial ratings agency Standard & Poor's ...

Here's How Politics Is Hurting The Economy

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Just as the U.S. economy is struggling to expand at a healthy pace, a pair of political standoffs threatens to slow growth and spook inv...