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How is the threat of a government shutdown impacting you?

Word cloud formed from federal workers' descriptions of their mood on April 1, 2011. (

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Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.


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