Stuck Congress Flirts With Shutdown Nobody Wants or Expects

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 22, 2016, in Washington.

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In seven days, Congress will hit a deadline for avoiding a government shutdown that no lawmakers say they want.

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