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The safety net has not been shut down

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"It’s going to make it impossible for them to feed their kids." That's one of the warnings we're getting about the government shutdown. As with the warnings about sequesterpocalypse, this is overblown. It turns out, under the government shutdown, most of the U.S. safety net stays intact — and almost all of it is untouched or nearly untouched at least through the rest of October. Andrew Quinn,...

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