U.S. government shutdown days away as Congress struggles on Ukraine aid, COVID-19 relief

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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) talks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 14, 2021 in Washington, D.C. The Senate is working to bring to a vote several key pieces of legislature including the National Defense Authorization Act and raising the national debt limit before the holiday break. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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