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The US Government Is Now In Shutdown. Again. Also. Too.

The Senate is supposed to go back in session shortly. Senator Paul’s ability to continue to hold things up expires in a bit. He could technically push this to 3 AM EST, but who knows how far he’ll go. Once he runs out of Senate rules cover, they should be able to pass the two […]
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