U.S. Government Shuttered With No Quick End Seen Amid Discord

U.S. Government Shuttered With No Quick End Seen Amid Discord

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Day one of the first shutdown since 1996 wrapped up with no talks scheduled between the White House and Congress, making it more likely the standoff would merge with the fight over raising the U.S. debt limit later this month to make sure the government can pay all its bills.