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Old 27 December 2018, 06:56 PM
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Default What campaign contributions tell us about the partisanship of government employees

Those following the news have probably heard about Trump's tweet this morning claiming most of the federal employees who are not getting paid during the government shutdown are Democrats. Whether this should matter and why might be worth discussing (or not), but as this is the ULMB, we might be more interested in whether or not the claim is true.

The Washington Post took a look, and while they admit their methodology is far from definitive, it does look as though they probably do lean that way:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...rats-accurate/
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