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Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

3 days ago   |   By ABC

The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight into early Saturday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
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Paul Muschick: Shutdown sets record today - one that's not worth celebrating

3 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

We broke a record today! But don't break out the champagne or release the balloons. The longest government shutdown in history is nothing to celebrate. I suppose some of the jerks in Washington will smirk about it. They probably love it. It reminds them how much control they have, how much power...
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Government shutdown becomes longest in U.S. history

3 days ago   |   By NBC News

“We're talking about $5.7 billion for a wall, but the costs that are inflicted on the economy are orders of magnitude beyond that $5.7 billion,” one expert warned.
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Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

3 days ago   |   By WTAE

The federal government has entered Day 22 of a partial government shutdown, becoming the longest closure in U.S. history.
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This Is Now The Longest Government Shutdown in U.S. History

3 days ago   |   By Time

As the ongoing partial government shutdown enters its 22nd day, it has set a new record for the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
The current shutdown began on Dec. 22, meaning the government has been closed for a full 21 days and counting.
The previous record-holder for longest shutdown was an incident at the end of 1995 and beginning of 1996, under former President Bill Clinton. The government remained closed for 21 days when Clinton and Congressional Republicans disagreed about how to balance the country's budget.
This time, the government partially shut down after President Donald...
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