The Economic Impact Of The Federal Shutdown
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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National Park Service employee James Mitchell, right, and others, remove barricades from the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013..(AP /Susan Walsh)
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After a long budget fight, government shutdown, and debt-ceiling brinksmanship what’s the toll on the economy?
A report from the Macroeconomic Advisers says that all the budget turmoil since 2010 has cost the US economy close to 3 percent of GDP, or almost $700 billion.
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