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The Us Congress failed to pass a spending bill Monday, meaning the federal government will shut down. The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo late Monday night that read: "Unfortunately, we do not have a clear indication that Congress will act in time for the President to sign a Continuing Resolution before the end of the day tomorrow, October 1, 2013. Therefore, agencies should now execute plans for an orderly shutdown due to the absence of appropriations." The last time this happened, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day" topped the charts, Seinfeld was the No. 1 show on TV, and Bill Clinton was in the White House. Since you probably don't remember exactly what a government shutdown looks like, here's everything you should know about the latest one. House Republicans wanted to delay Obamacare in exchange for funding. Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill »


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