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Federal Workers Protest in Boston to Demand Government Shutdown End

4 days ago   |   By Time

Federal workers who aren't getting paychecks amid the lingering government shutdown rallied in Boston Friday to call on President Donald Trump to drop his demand for funding for a wall on the southern U.S. border.
Furloughed workers carrying signs with messages such as “Don't Wall Feds Out” chanted “Let us serve” and “We want to work” in the frigid cold as others described the toll the three-week impasse is beginning to have on their families.
U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, who joined the workers, accused the Republican president of using federal workers as “hostages” and “pawns” in a political game...
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'Federal Employees Deserve Better': Workers Rally As Shutdown Frustration Builds

'Federal Employees Deserve Better': Workers Rally As Shutdown Frustration Builds

4 days ago   |   By NPR

As anxiety and anger rise, federal workers and industry leaders around the country are organizing to demand an end to the partial government shutdown.
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Federal workers rally in Boston to demand end to shutdown

4 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

BOSTON - Federal workers in Massachusetts who aren't getting paychecks amid the lingering government shutdown are calling on President Donald Trump to drop his demand for funding for a wall on the southern U.S. border.
A group of furloughed federal workers rallied with Democratic U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and other supporters in Boston Friday to urge that the Republican president put an end to the shutdown so they can get back to work.
Markey said Trump is using federal workers and their families as “pawns” and “hostages” in a political game.
Leiran Biton is a furloughed scientist with the...
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