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Message From the President to U.S. Government Employees

Subject: Message from President Obama

October 1, 2013

Dear Colleagues,

Attached please find a letter from President Barack Obama to all U.S. government employees regarding the government shutdown. Department leadership is focused on keeping you apprised of any developments. We recognize the difficulty that this shutdown presents to you and your families, and we appreciate your patience and your service.

Sincerely yours,

Rand Beers
Acting Secretary

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