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What another government shutdown would mean for one federal worker
Nov 18, 2019

What another government shutdown would mean for one federal worker

President Trump might give vaping companies a reprieve. High home prices are deterring buyers. Ford's CEO talks China trade. A federal government worker looks back at the shutdown as another one looms.

Segments From this episode

Demand for homes has been hampered by short supply

Nov 18, 2019
House prices are high — too high for many first-time buyers.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

For government contractors, shutdown debt can linger

Nov 18, 2019
Lila Johnson is still paying back the money she borrowed last shutdown.
Lila Johnson, a 72-year-old custodian at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, said she would retire if she could afford it.
Jay Mallin/Service Employees International Union

Music from the episode

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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