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/ Oct 21, 2013

How much did the shutdown cost? Billions

Shutdowns aren’t cheap. This year’s closure, which ended Thursday, has probably cost the government and the economy billions of dollars, according to economists and policy analysts. Below are some estimates of the financial effects of the 16-day closure, which forced hundreds of thousands of ...