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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Susan Davis
Senators could not reach an agreement to avert a government shutdown that began Saturday morning.
Julie Hirschfeld Davis
The New York Times
One year to the day after taking office with vows to bring the dysfunction of Washington to heel, President Trump on Saturday found himself thrust into the most perennial of political crises, bitterly casting blame on Democrats for a government shutdown he said they had orchestrated to mar his celebration.
Julie Pace
Associated Press
In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will.