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01/19/2018: Shutdown countdown

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's pick for acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, walks back to the White House from the CFPB building after he showed up for his first day of work today in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images

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As we tape this, the United States government is hours away from grinding to a halt, barring a last-minute deal. The blame game is already starting, and that’s where we’ll start today’s show. Then we’ll look at lessons federal workers learned from the last shutdown. Plus, the latest on Amazon Prime, IBM and electric vehicle sales.

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