9 things cheaper than the government shutdown

Published: Dec 24 2013 11:56:25 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 18 2013 01:46:59 PM EDT

The government shutdown is over, but the financial damage caused during the 16-day, $24 billion standoff in Congress remains. Take a look at nine things that cost less than the latest government shutdown.

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The government shutdown is over, but the financial damage caused during the 16-day standoff in Congress remains.

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