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October 2nd, 2013
05:53 PM ET

Government shutdown comes with a high price tag

Call it a government shutdown, slim down, or showdown, the one thing you can't call it is cheap.

This Washington gridlock is costing Americans – even those unaffected by the furloughs and closures – every single day.

CNN's Tom Foreman breaks down the costs.

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