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By: - September 28, 2023 8:49 pm

The U.S. Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, as congressional leaders faced a government shutdown by midnight Saturday unless they pass a stopgap spending bill. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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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.