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Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate

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January 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of Linda K Fostervold Eisenreich
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Senate Democrats on Friday night blocked passage of a month-long stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded, leaving only a few hours to find a path forward before much of the government was set to shut down after midnight. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
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Samantha Velline, 9, of Moorhead undergoes an examination with Teresa Bushnell, dental therapist from Hibbing, Minn., and Jackie Hasbargen, hygienist from Breckenridge, Minn., at the Clay County Family Service Center in Moorhead on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.  David Samson / The Forum
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Police arrested Tnuza Jamal Hassan, 19, of Minneapolis, on suspicion of arson after eight small fires were set at St. Catherine University in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office)
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leaves the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight as Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that President Donald Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before departing on Marine One to spend the weekend at Camp David, Dec. 16, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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This photo of Susan Swedell was taken about a month before she went missing on January 19, 1988. Swedell left work at a Kmart in Oak Park Heights that night, bound for an evening of popcorn and movies with her mother and sister at home in Lake Elmo. Later, a gas station clerk let her leave her overheated car at the station, a mile from home. That clerk, peering through a snow-splattered store window, saw her get into another car with a man. That was last time she was seen. Courtesy of the Swedell family
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President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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