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The Source: The Government Shutdown, Week 2

The federal government remains shutdown for its seventh day. In a surprise announcement this weekend, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that up to 350,000 people would be returning to work at the Department of Defense as a result of a close reading of one stop gap measure that passed congress.

More than double that remain furloughed with many unknown impacts causing the markets to waiver.

We talk with Walter Wilson, a professor of political science at UTSA, about the government shutdown and the resulting fallout.  

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