David Enrich, Wall Street Journal
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How will the US government shutdown affect the economy?

The US government has begun a partial shutdown after the two houses of Congress failed to agree a budget.

More than 800,000 federal employees face unpaid leave with no guarantee of back pay once the deadlock is over.

Richard Lister reports.

  • 01 Oct 2013
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