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Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, walks through the Capitol with colleagues in early December. Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Speaker of the House John Boehner leaves after discussing the government shutdown with his fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill Saturday. Boehner reportedly told his colleagues that talks with the White House had ended without a deal. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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