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Federal Government Advised Furloughed Employees to Offer Manual Labor for Rent During Shutdown

Federal Government Advised Furloughed Employees to Offer Manual Labor for Rent During Shutdown"I would like to discuss with you the possibility of trading my services to perform maintenance (e.g. painting, carpentry work) in exchange for partial rent payments"



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Trump moves to freeze pay for federal workers amid government shutdown

Trump moves to freeze pay for federal workers amid government shutdownIf Trump's decision is allowed to stand, the pay freeze would affect about 2.1 million federal employees. The military would not be affected.



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How long will the federal shutdown last? Here are lessons from previous budget battles.

How long will the federal shutdown last? Here are lessons from previous budget battles.The government shutdown, which is moving into its second week, is not the longest in history. Here's how some past budget fights have played out.



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Trump Now Says Most Furloughed Federal Workers Are Democrats

Trump Now Says Most Furloughed Federal Workers Are Democrats“Do the Dems realize that most of the people not getting paid are Democrats?” Trump tweeted Thursday morning, prompting outrage from some congressional rivals. Trump provided no evidence to support the claim, but he has been trying to blame Democrats for the partial government shutdown — now in its sixth day — that hinges on his demand for $ 5 billion to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.



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#Shutdownstories: federal employees reveal impact of government closure

#Shutdownstories: federal employees reveal impact of government closureThe area next to the National Christmas Tree is closed in Washington DC on 24 December as part of the partial government shutdown. Federal employees affected by the partial shutdown of the US government have been voicing their frustrations of spending the holidays worrying about their next paycheck. Donald Trump marked Christmas Day by insisting the shutdown will last until his demand for funds to build a wall on the US-Mexico border is met.



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How your holiday travel plans will be impacted by the partial federal government shutdown

How your holiday travel plans will be impacted by the partial federal government shutdownFederal workers at the nation's airports and borders remain on duty even as the partial government shutdown enters its fifth day with no end in sight.



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Federal judge deals setback to Trump's asylum restrictions

Federal judge deals setback to Trump's asylum restrictionsA US federal judge dealt a new setback to President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration efforts Wednesday, declaring unlawful a decision to block domestic and gang violence victims from seeking asylum. On June 11, then-attorney general Jeff Sessions announced that being a victim of domestic violence or a gang target was not sufficient grounds to seek asylum.



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Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutionalA federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that people buy health insurance, a decision in a case that could reach the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidated the entire Obamacare law. The coalition of states challenging the law was led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, both Republicans.



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Federal Judge In Texas Rules Against Obamacare

Federal Judge In Texas Rules Against ObamacareThe Affordable Care Act could be headed back to the Supreme Court for the



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U.S. federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

U.S. federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutionalA judge agreed with a coalition of states that a change in tax law eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidates the entire law.



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