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Jan 24

California Democratic Party Statement on the Vote to End the Shutdown

When Congressional Republicans shut down the government, their goal was clear: use the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as leverage to destroy any compromise on protecting Dreamers. Despite widespread, bipartisan support among everyday Americans for preserving both the DACA and CHIP programs, the GOP showed the world that its priority is pandering to its xenophobic …

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Jan 19

Senate in disarray with shutdown hours away – POLITICO

Politico reports that things look “grim” in the Senate Chamber Thursday night, “as the countdown continued toward a shutdown at midnight Friday: The chamber struggled to even schedule a vote to fund the government, let alone cobble together the votes to actually pass a bill. After the GOP House passed a partisan monthlong spending bill …

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