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How the shutdown is impacting federal workers

Dec 27, 2018
“The longer it lasts, the harder it’s going to be on myself and many, many others,” one contractor told us.
What are some potential obstacles that await Democrats as they prepare to implement the Inflation Reduction Act?
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The partial shutdown could delay economic data, too

Dec 26, 2018
We’re now five days into the partial government shutdown. While the Senate is expected to reconvene Thursday and resume negotiations over how to end the shutdown, odds are that it’ll continue into January. The impasse is already cutting into the supply of something that is essential to just about every market out there: federal economic data. […]
The sun begins to rise over Washington as the federal government is in a partial shutdown, on Dec. 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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No shutdown in sight for the partial government shutdown

Dec 26, 2018
The economic effects have been largely obscured by the holidays, but will start showing up soon.
U.S. President Donald Trump makes a video call to service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard stationed worldwide in the Oval Office at the White House Dec. 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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Can Congress fix the broken process that governs government spending?

Nov 29, 2018
A bipartisan committee has spent nearly a year trying to come up with a better way to do things
The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, DC on Jan. 22, 2018 after the U.S. Senate reached a deal to reopen the federal government, with Democrats accepting a compromise spending bill.

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