07 JAN

As government shutdown drags on, so do economic worries

Ten days into the partial government shutdown, it’s time to ask a dreaded question: What if this keeps going?

A new congressional session begins Thursday, at which time Democrats become the majority in the House. There’s no indication that progress will be made before then on the political standoff over funding a border wall that President Trump is demanding.

What’s running – and what isn’t – during the shutdown

Nine federal departments and agencies are affected by the shutdown, including Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, State, Transportation and the Treasury.

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