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Once Again, a Government Shutdown Looms

Here’s what could happen

The United States is days away from a government shutdown if Congress cannot pass legislation to extend federal funding. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) has proposed a novel and uncertain path to keep the government operating so legions of federal employees aren’t left without pay just before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Congress narrowly dodged a government shutdown in September, but Johnson, who has been speaker for less than a month, is running into the same problems his predecessor faced.

Here’s what you need to know about the brewing fight on Capitol Hill.

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