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Students address the record-breaking government shutdown

“It cost us more to shut the government down than to keep it open,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul said in 2013 about the government shutdown from that year that lasted 16 days. The government has been partially shut down since Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. This is the longest shutdown since ...

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Government shuts down over wall

The United States government is currently shut down. According to CNN, this is the longest partial federal shut-down with no end in sight. Shutdown typically occurs when the president or Congress continuously fail to sign or pass the legislature. It seems that it is generally a tactic used by one ...

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The shutdown was not needed

Kelsey Story | Contributing Writer The government shut down right at midnight on Saturday, Jan. 20, and went on for just less than a week. It was not that long of a shutdown, but was it necessary to have one? Before the shutdown, lawmakers battled each other on whether they ...

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Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent

By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant “dreamers” ...

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