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Patrick Egan on "Partisan Priorities" and the Government Shutdown
Oct 10, 2013
“October 2013 is off to a wild start,” says Patrick Egan, an assistant professor in NYU's Wilf Family Department of Politics, echoing a sentiment shared by many Americans in the midst of a partial U.S. government shutdown. With nearly a million employees furloughed, the national parks shut, and a variety of federal nutrition, health, and preschool programs disrupted, a collective feeling of disgust toward the dysfunction in Washington is palpable.