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These stocks should weather DC's next storm: Pros

DC-proof stock picks

With weeks until the next potential crisis in Washington, how can you 'D.C.-proof' your portfolio?

Big money managers Susan Fulton, president and founder of FBB Capital Partners, and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington and a CNBC contributor, have picked out the top three stocks they feel will weather the next, or any, Washington gridlock storm.

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Fulton, whose firm has $680 million in assets under management, likes stocks that "have the ability to grow their cash flow over time and pay back their shareholders through hefty dividend payments." In general, she added, she also favors businesses that provide a "niche service or product and whose growth over time is nondependent on whether or not the government is open or shut."