The U.S. Capitol is shown during a partial shutdown of the federal government on Monday in Washington, D.C. 
The U.S. Capitol is shown during a partial shutdown of the federal government on Monday in Washington, D.C.  - 
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Around 400,000 furloughed federal workers and contractors aren't being paid as a result of the government shutdown. And that's hurting not just their households, but also the economy at large. 

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