How the Government Shutdown Hurts Real People

September 30, 2013

House Republicans are proceeding with plans that would force a government shutdown, despite the fact that America's working families overwhelming disapprove of their tactics.  In a CBS/New York Times poll last week, 80% of respondents said that it would be unacceptable for lawmakers to threaten a shutdown to achieve their goals, yet that's exactly what Republicans are doing.

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