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Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

An image of a boy is painted on the bars of the border wall, in front of coils of razor wire Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. The partial government shutdown was on track Friday to become the longest closure in U.S. history as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans looked for a way out of the mess. A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no pay. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

 

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