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Thursday 24 January 2019 - 06:33

Longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Story Code : 773921
  • A protestor detained outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office is led away by a Capitol police officer during a demonstration against the partial government shutdown on day 33 in the Russell Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washing

    A protestor detained outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office is led away by a Capitol police officer during a demonstration against the partial government shutdown on day 33 in the Russell Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washing

  • Members of the U.S. Coast Guard working without pay during the government shutdown and their families pick up produce, eggs, milk, bread and other supplies being distributed by Gather food pantry at the Coast Guard Portsmouth Harbor base in New Castle, N

    Members of the U.S. Coast Guard working without pay during the government shutdown and their families pick up produce, eggs, milk, bread and other supplies being distributed by Gather food pantry at the Coast Guard Portsmouth Harbor base in New Castle, N

  • Demonstrators engage in civil disobedience in the hallway outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office before being detained by Capitol police officers during a protest in the Russell Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Janua

    Demonstrators engage in civil disobedience in the hallway outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office before being detained by Capitol police officers during a protest in the Russell Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Janua

  • A furloughed government employee who would only give his name as Adam (L), David Hendrick (C), President of the American Federation of Government Employees local 263, and Kaymi Ross (R) an attorney for the Department of Justice, join a protest in the Har

    A furloughed government employee who would only give his name as Adam (L), David Hendrick (C), President of the American Federation of Government Employees local 263, and Kaymi Ross (R) an attorney for the Department of Justice, join a protest in the Har

  • Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Brad Blumenfeld, Vice President of Blumenfeld Development Group, deliver free lunch to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees working without pay at the TSA offices inside the Bulova Corporate Cen

    Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Brad Blumenfeld, Vice President of Blumenfeld Development Group, deliver free lunch to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees working without pay at the TSA offices inside the Bulova Corporate Cen

  • A sign outside of the Renwick Gallery stating that all Smithsonian museums are closed is seen on day 30 of the shutdown, in Washington, January 20.

    A sign outside of the Renwick Gallery stating that all Smithsonian museums are closed is seen on day 30 of the shutdown, in Washington, January 20.

  • TSA worker Ebony Grays wipes away tears after receiving food at the Lakeview Pantry in Chicago, Illinois, January 14.

    TSA worker Ebony Grays wipes away tears after receiving food at the Lakeview Pantry in Chicago, Illinois, January 14.

  • Cher Muzyk, who marched in yesterday's

    Cher Muzyk, who marched in yesterday's "Rally to End the Shutdown" outside the White House, poses with her twins at their home in Nokesville, Virginia, January 11.

  • Internal Revenue Services (IRS) employee holds signs in front of the Federal building at a rally against the shutdown in Ogden, Utah, January 10.

    Internal Revenue Services (IRS) employee holds signs in front of the Federal building at a rally against the shutdown in Ogden, Utah, January 10.

  • Federal government workers and other demonstrators march during a

    Federal government workers and other demonstrators march during a "Rally to End the Shutdown" in Washington, January 10.

  • Federal government employees, contract workers and other demonstrators march during a

    Federal government employees, contract workers and other demonstrators march during a "Rally to End the Shutdown" in Washington, January 10.

  • Two hikers walk up the main road, which is closed because of the partial government shutdown, in Arches National Park, Utah, January 9.

    Two hikers walk up the main road, which is closed because of the partial government shutdown, in Arches National Park, Utah, January 9.

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