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The shutdown today: Government closure is now longest ever

Jan 12, 2019—Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22. WHAT’S NEW TODAY The shutdown officially is the longest in U.S. history, eclipsing a 21-day closure that ended Jan. 6, 1996, during President Bill Clinton’s administration. The House and Senate adjourned for the weekend, with lawmakers scattering to their states and districts … Continue reading The shutdown today: Government closure is now longest ever

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Negotiations expected to resume over shutdown

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Negotiations are expected to continue in Washington to try to end the partial government shutdown, and the House and Senate have scheduled rare Saturday sessions. White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney sent agency heads a memorandum telling them to “execute plans for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Negotiations expected to resume over shutdown