FedWire: Shutdown edition — Obama, watchdogs and unions chime in
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Obama urges an end to government shutdown.
Federal union leader calls on Congress to act.
Watchdog: Shutdown highlights congressional irresponsibility.
NTEU supports bills to pay furloughed feds retroactively.
What won’t get governed during shutdown.
Facing furloughs and disrupted pay, 1 in 4 federal civilians is a veteran.
Impact of shutdown continues to grow.