Politics & Government

October 10, 2013 5:00 AM

In federal shutdown, deciding who’s essential is essentially a guess

The websites that offer information about President Obama’s health care law survived the government shutdown – even with glitches. But a federal website featuring information about the Amber Alert went dark. Make any sense? Hardly. No one really knows who has an essential mission in the federal government and who doesn’t.

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