• Government shutdown is now tied for the longest in history

    11 days ago - By New York Post

    The partial government shutdown reached its 21st day Friday, equaling the record set during the Clinton administration in 1995-96 - as many of the 800,000 federal employees who have been furloughed or are working without pay missed their first paychecks. With no end in sight to the impasse between the White House and congressional Democrats,...
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  • At Day 21, U.S. Government Shutdown Ties for Longest on Record

    At Day 21, U.S. Government Shutdown Ties for Longest on Record

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    On day 21, the partial federal government shutdown is now tied for the longest on record. Unless there's a breakthrough in negotiations-and the planned White House roundtable on “border security and safe communities” set for Friday, as the Associated Press reports, makes that sound unlikely-the impasse looks likely to continue. So do the pain and problems that result.
    Friday marks the first paycheck 800,000 workers won't see and it's hitting workers hard. One worker facing an unsympathetic landlord told the New York Post , “I just cross my fingers and pray to God that this will be over and...
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  • Law enforcement agencies squeezed by U.S. government shutdown

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Federal law enforcement agencies that keep Americans safe are starting to feel the strain of the U.S. government shutdown, in its 21st day, with agents working for no pay and investigations delayed, law enforcement officials said.
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  • Factbox: Impact on U.S. government widens on 21st day of shutdown

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    A shutdown of about a quarter of the U.S. government reached its 21st day on Friday, tying it with the longest shutdown to date, and many of the 800,000 employees who have been furloughed or who are working without pay missed their first paychecks.
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