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Did Americans miss gov't during shutdown?
U.S. - A large majority of Americans say they did not miss the federal government when it was partially shut down, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Wednesday.
The survey, conducted Oct. 17-20 asked: "Were you personally inconvenienced by the partial shutdown of the federal government or not?"
If the person said they were inconvenienced, the survey asked this: "Was it a major inconvenience or a minor inconvenience?"
Seventy-eight percent said that they were not inconvenienced by the partial shutdown of the government. Of the 22 percent who said they were inconvenienced, 11 percent said it was a major inconvenience and 11 percent said it was a minor inconvenience.