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Schumer gives reasons why shutdown needs to end

On Monday, Sen. Chuck Schumer gave his reasons on why the government shutdown needs end to quickly.  Schumer mentioned that, starting next week, people can submit tax returns, which can't be processed under the shutdown. (Credit: Newsday / Yeong-Ung Yang)


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