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A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck near Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, lawmakers said. This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., shows the crash site on Wednesday. Rep. Greg Walden via AP hide caption

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Why The Federal Workforce Morale Is At An All-Time Low

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On First Weekday Of Shutdown, Federal Workers Had To Sort Out Whether To Go To Work

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During the 2013 shutdown, tourists have to look at Mount Rushmore from the highway because the national memorial in Keystone, S.D., was closed. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen looks on during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security Secretary Says She 'Did Not Hear' Trump Use 'That' Vulgar Word

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President Trump presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democratic members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday. Congress and the White House are trying to work out an immigration deal prior to Jan. 19. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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