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What We’re Watching: Feb. 9, 2018

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February 9, 2018 10:13 am

Last night’s government shutdown lasted five hours. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made his point about spending — “I didn’t come up here to be liked,” he said — and held up the Senate vote until after midnight. As the East Coast was waking up, the House voted to lift spending caps. Seventy-three Democrats supported the bill against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) urging. Now the government is back open, and a solution for Dreamers will have to wait until next week. Here’s what our team is watching today.

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