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Peruvian dancers perform at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., in 2015. This year's festival will shrink from 10 days to just two, in part as a result of the partial government shutdown. Molly Riley/AP hide caption

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President Trump appears at the White House on Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blocked him from delivering the State of the Union at the Capitol. Trump agreed to postpone while the shutdown goes on. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Furloughed government employees and their families eat a free lunch at a pop-up eatery hosted by chef Jose Andres on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Efforts to support federal workers have popped up across D.C. and the country. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Transportation Security Administration agents help passengers through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J., on Monday. Agents have been working without pay since the shutdown began. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Seth Wenig/AP

Union members and other federal employees protest in front of the White House on Thursday. Many are out of work as the partial government shutdown has dragged on longer than any in history. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

President Trump, with (from left) Vice President Pence, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, addresses reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House about the government shutdown on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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