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Government shutdown 2019

No shutdown in sight for the partial government shutdown

Justin Ho Dec 26, 2018
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U.S. President Donald Trump makes a video call to service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard stationed worldwide in the Oval Office at the White House Dec. 25, 2018 in Washington, DC.  Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images
Government shutdown 2019

No shutdown in sight for the partial government shutdown

Justin Ho Dec 26, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump makes a video call to service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard stationed worldwide in the Oval Office at the White House Dec. 25, 2018 in Washington, DC.  Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images
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So far, the economic impact of the partial government shutdown has been felt mainly by the 800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay. But as the shutdown drags on, its effects will ripple through the economy, and could contribute to more uncertainty on Wall Street. 

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Correction (Jan. 14, 2019): A previous version of this story misstated the number of federal workers who have been furloughed. The text has been corrected.

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