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GOP-Imposed Partial Federal Shutdown Pushes Jobless Rate Up In October

  WASHINGTON—The partial federal government shutdown for the first half of October, imposed by Tea Party Republicans who refused to fund the government unless they could kill the Affordable Care Act, pushed the nation’s jobless rate up that month by 0.1% to 7.3%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Private businesses claimed to create 204,000 new jobs last month, a […]

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