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October 8, 2013 12:00 AM

Boehner’s desire to keep job costing nation

Small businesses from Thurston County to Washington, D.C., are starting to feel the ill effects of the week-old partial government shutdown. Boeing, one of our state’s top employers, warns of furloughs if the stalemate continues. The U.S. Treasury Department says failure to raise the debt limit before next Thursday’s deadline could trigger a worse economic crisis than the Great Recession of 2008.

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