What’s The Daily Cost of Unpaid Federal Wages During Government Shutdown
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What’s The Daily Cost of Unpaid Federal Wages During Government Shutdown

In the recent 35-day shutdown, more than $9 billion in federal compensation went unpaid. The government was reopened for three weeks and it’s in the process of paying the amount owed to the workers who were furloughed.
A Dispute between the White House and Democrats Could Cause a New Government Shutdown
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A Dispute between the White House and Democrats Could Cause a New Government Shutdown

The White House has failed to agree with Democratic lawmakers on border wall funding. Analysts note that president Trump will have to make a tough and fateful choice on the wall if the shutdown is to be averted.
Stacey Abrams Rebukes President Trump and GOP Leaders
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Stacey Abrams Rebukes President Trump and GOP Leaders

Stacey Abrams, one of the rising stars in the Democratic Party, delivered a sharply worded rebuttal of the State of the Union address calling out president Trump and GOP leaders.
Trump Causes an Immigration Firestorm Ahead of the Annual State of the Union Address
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Trump Causes an Immigration Firestorm Ahead of the Annual State of the Union Address

In a series of tweets sent over the weekend, the president noted that Republicans in Congress have the responsibility to do “whatever is necessary for strong border security.”
The US Added 312,000 Jobs in December with Unemployment Rising to 3.9%
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The US Added 312,000 Jobs in December with Unemployment Rising to 3.9%

The Labor Department released its official employment figures for the month of December. Although the US added 312k jobs, unemployment rate rose to 3,9% compared to the 3,7% in November.
Trump Threatens a “Very Long Government Shutdown”
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Trump Threatens a “Very Long Government Shutdown”

Trump says the chances for a governement shutdown are “very good” if he doesn’t get enough funding for the wall he wants to build on the border with Mexico. He said in the past Mexico would pay for this wall, but this is not what’s happening right now.

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