Government powers down; no compromise in sight (video)

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Government powers down; no compromise in sight (video)

October 1, 2013 Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM CDT

Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday, forcing some 800,000 federal workers off the job as a protracted dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law reached the boiling point.

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