U.S. government shutdown days away as Congress struggles on Ukraine aid, COVID-19 relief

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Soldiers of 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment of the U.S. Army are pictured during the preparation of armored combat vehicles before deploying to Romania on Feb. 9, 2022 in Vilseck, Germany. The troops joined other US troops already there as part of a coordinated deployment of NATO forces across eastern Europe before Russia invaded Ukraine. (Photo by Alexandra Beier / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.