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Who gets paid in a government shutdown?

Published: Oct 02 2013 03:18:39 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2013 08:36:01 AM EDT

One of the most frequently asked questions Americans ask when a government shutdown happens is, who continues to get paid and who doesn't? Take a look at who continues to collect a paycheck during a shutdown.

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One of the most frequently asked questions Americans ask when a government shutdown happens is who continues to get paid and who doesn't.

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