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Rep. Niki Tsongas On Government Shutdown Negotiations13:27
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In this Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, despite signs stating that the national parks are closed, people visit the World War II Memorial in Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, despite signs stating that the national parks are closed, people visit the World War II Memorial in Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Republicans and Democrats are in parallel universes right now in Washington, about who's responsible for bringing the federal government to the brink of a shutdown.

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Niki Tsongas, congresswoman representing the Massachusetts 3rd District. She tweets @NikiInTheHouse.

This segment aired on January 17, 2018.

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