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Nearly one week in, where things stand on the partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON - About a quarter of the federal government has been shut down for six days as of late Thursday, and neither party in Congress nor President Donald Trump seems to see much of a reason to compromise, yet.

Capitol Hill is a ghost town; for most of the day, newspapers stacked up outside the closed door to the suite belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Trump continued to fire off tweets signaling he was dug in on his demand for money to build a border wall. And Democrats tried a third time to get the House to approve a measure the Senate approved unanimously last week, but that Trump rejected - because

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