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Stopgap Bill to End Government Shutdown Passes Congress
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old government shutdown.

With Talking Stick in Hand, Moderate Senators Broke the Shutdown
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Two dozen centrist senators from both parties banded together to push their leaders to a deal to reopen the government. Now comes the hard part.

On Washington: Shutdown’s Crux: Democrats’ Deep-Rooted Distrust of G.O.P. on Immigration
Monday, January 22, 2018
After decades of fruitless efforts to overhaul immigration, Democrats simply do not believe Republicans will follow through on the issue.

Government Shutdown Goes Into Monday as Senate Inches Toward Deal
Monday, January 22, 2018
Thousands of federal employees will be furloughed Monday morning even as the outlines of a potential compromise came into focus.

Whiplash for Federal Workers: Go Home! Wait! Come Back!
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Federal workers across the country fumed at both political parties. And uncertainties remained.