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Heather Long

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Economics Correspondent — The Washington Post
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@WashingtonPost Economics Correspondent. Email: Heather.long@washpost.com Alum of @CNN and @PennLive. Central PA native.

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.@senorrinhatch, who helped write #CHIP in 1997, berates Dems for voting against CR+CHIP: “If they vote to block this legislation, they will unequivocally be voting against a historically long-term CHIP extension"  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/01/18/lets-remember-9-million-kids-health-insurance-is-at-stake-in-this-budget-fight/ 
RT @costareports: Email sent out just now from Scalise's office: "Our vote series has concluded and the House has completed its sched… https://t.co/CHpH7tQUwI
@Larry46013938 Yes, I suspect they will get paid after the fact, as they did in the past. But it's up to Congress to decide if they want to do back pay (I'm sure the pressure will be immense to do that!)
More details on #Shutdown from Mick Mulvaney: "The military will still go to work. They will not get paid The border will still be controlled. They will not get paid. PARKS WILL BE OPEN THIS TIME. They will not get paid."  https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/politics/government-shutdown-faq/?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_need-to-know-815pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.ce1b891dbfcb 
Mick Mulvaney, a former member of the House GOP "shutdown caucus," is now blaming others for shutdowns. "OMB is preparing for what we're calling the #SchumerShutdown... [Dems] don't oppose anything in the bill, but they're opposing the bill." - Mulvaney 2018
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