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Contractors & Shutdown

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Contractors & Shutdown

Contractors & Shutdown

Contractors & Shutdown

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NPR's Mark Roberts reports on how the shutdown has begun to affect state governments that fulfill federal obligations like unemployment insurance. Private contractors who serve federal government clients are also in trouble. And many federal workers, such as scientists working on long-term projects, can't just pick up where they left off.

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