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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Tells Department To Defend The Constitution In Farewell

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Trump Orders Pay Freeze In 2019 For All Civilian Federal Employees

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Encore: The History Of Government Shutdowns In The U.S.

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President Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis at the White House in October. Mattis will be replaced by Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., address reporters about the fight over funding a border wall before the partial government shutdown. Pelosi will lead House Democrats in voting on a bill to reopen the government when they take power in the House on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Two senior officials at the U.S. Government Publishing Office, based in Washington, D.C., betrayed "public trust" and eroded employee morale by hiring unqualified workers, including an official's son, the agency's Office of Inspector General said in an internal report. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Cronyism, 'Wasteful' Spending Accusations Roil Government Publishing Office

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Exploratory Committee

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Allen Druffel, 34, of Colton, Wash., stands in front of the co-op silos that hold his unsold chickpeas. Last year he was getting 50 cents a pound for his pulse crop. Now, the going price is 18 cents a pound — well below his cost of production. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Chickpeas Sit In Silos As Trump's Trade Wars Wage On

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to reporters outside her home in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 31, after announcing plans to explore a campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Meredith Nierman/WGBH hide caption

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'We Can Win': Elizabeth Warren Outlines 2020 Presidential Bid

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Kevin Hassett On Trade Talks With China, Partial Government Shutdown

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Trade Wars Keep U.S. Farmers' Chickpeas In Silos

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