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Examining the Government Shutdown

Examining the Government Shutdown

Anna Johns, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Filed under Perspectives, TOP STORIES

The government shutdown, reaching a record length in US history, has bombarded news broadcasting and headlines over the past few weeks. But what does a “shutdown” really mean? There doesn’t seem to be mass panic. Most daily activities seem to be continuing, but there is a lot behind the scenes that...

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