Government Shutdown Begins Over Health Care Feud

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October 01, 2013 AT 5:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a protracted dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law reached a boiling point, forcing some 800,000 federal workers off the job. Obama readied a midday statement to the nation as Democrats and Republicans maintained a blame-each-another duel on Capitol Hill.