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The sun casts a shadow over the Capitol on Friday as a bitterly-divided Congress hurtles toward a government shutdown this weekend. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
The sun casts a shadow over the Capitol on Friday as a bitterly-divided Congress hurtles toward a government shutdown this weekend. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
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The Senate has voted on a spending bill to reopen the federal government, the first step to ending the federal shutdown. Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised Democrats an open debate on immigration in exchange for an end to the three-day shutdown.

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Seth Moulton, Massachusetts congressman representing the 6th district. He tweets @sethmoulton.

Astead Herndon, national politics reporter for the Boston Globe.  He tweets @asteadwesley.

This segment aired on January 22, 2018.

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