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The horror: Members of Congress forced to push own elevator buttons during shutdown

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By Doug Powers  •  October 1, 2013 12:05 PM

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Those heartless GOP Tea Party types can either put funding for Obamacare back into the spending bill, or the blood of members of Congress wounded attempting to open their own doors is on their hands:

There hasn’t been this much panic on Capitol Hill since the great D.C. power outage of 1975 left a group of senators stuck on an escalator for over 12 hours (dramatized a year later in the Irwin Allen film “Terror at Eleven Feet”).
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Shutdown related question: How many private sector businesses have almost a million “non-essential employees”?

(h/t Michelle via Twitter)

**Written by Doug Powers

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