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Shutdown Showdown: The Public Doesn't Want Government To Shut Down

Another budget negotiation, another government shutdown? Maybe. Senate Democrats have threatened to oppose a spending extension until funding to address the problems in Flint is assured. It’s hardly the first time Congress has engaged in budget-related brinkmanship. Over the past two decades, there have been three major government shutdowns and several narrowly-averted crises.
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