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US social services struggle under shutdown

Welfare programmes in Washington DC struggle to stay open due to partial US government shutdown.

Last Modified: 08 Oct 2013 02:52
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Welfare programmes in Washington DC are struggling to stay open because of the partial US government shutdown that has now entered its second week.

The political impasse has left government services, some considered essential, without the money they need to keep running.

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.

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