The government shutdown finally ended this week, but its effects on people across the country continue to linger, highlighting the growing disconnect between our elected leaders and ordinary Americans, including mainstream people of faith. While the shutdown is estimated to have cost the U.S. economy $24 billion, Doran Schranz joins Welton this week to discuss the cost of the shutdown to communities that don’t make the headlines, and the urgent need for politicians to meet their real constituents. Doran is the executive director of ISAIAH, a faith-based community organization of 100 Minnesota congregations.

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