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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, investigates some of the impacts of the 2013 U.S. government shutdown. This map breaks down the impacts on Republican and Democrat states based on the 2012 election, as well as impacts on Washington D.C. and the federal government.


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  • Republican
  • Democrat
  • Federal Government

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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

Map: Democracy of Chaos - Places affected by the 2013 U.S. Government Shutdown by George Stiller and Jim Lee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at

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