FedWire: Shutdown cost, VA claims backlog and GDP estimate

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VA meets mental health executive order hiring goal.

The impact and cost of the government shutdown.

Advance estimate of GDP for Q3 2013.


AT&T Government Solutions names new VP for technology.

VA backlog of disability claims cut by 34 percent since March.

Labor secretary cites progress in veterans’ hiring programs.

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