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Here’s an article from today’s AJC concerning the shutdown:
Malloy, D. (2013, Oct 01). Shutdown begins in budget impasse: Lawmakers remain divided on health law. GOP aims to break apart overhaul; both sides refuse to budge. The Atlanta Journal – Constitution.