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Jay Carney on the politics of a government shutdown

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"Everybody gets hurt when Washington does something stupid like inflict a wound on the economy unnecessarily, in which, in this case, Republicans would be doing it. And this is not about -- as far as we're concerned, it’s not about politics."-- White House Press Jay Carney commenting on some congressional Republicans' strategy to defund "Obamacare" by way of threatening a federal government shutdown. [aboard Air Force One en route to New York.]
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