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Democrats are standing firm in shutdown negotiations

The party appears to be ready to shut the government down to demand permanent protection for DACA recipients.

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Friday’s dispatch: Will Democrats hold the line on shutdown talks?

The House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill Thursday night, and now it’s up to the Senate to either fund the government or shut it down by end of day Friday.

The measure does not include a key provision to find a permanent solution for young undocumented people covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, despite bipartisan support for a DACA

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