HOT BLAST: Feeling the pain from the government shutdown
Oct 15, 2013 | 1638 views |  0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend | print
House Speaker John Boehner
House Speaker John Boehner
As Democrats and Republicans in Washington argue over the best way to end the government shutdown, The Washington Post has given Americans a tough reminder of the damage this situation is causing.

Through its website, The Post requested comments from readers about the shutdown. It asked if they were being affected -- and if they were, to what extent. It plotted their location on a map so you can see which areas of the country are feeling the most pain. And it also asked for their comments.

Spend a few minutes reading the words of those federal workers who are going without pay. The shutdown might start to look a little different to you.

-- Phillip Tutor
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