The Partial Federal Government Shutdown Ends

The government shutdown lasted for 35 days. A bill to fund the affected agencies until February 15th has been signed. What are the lessons and what might be ahead for government workers, The President and the nation?

It’s the long-awaited news heard around the nation.  The partial federal government shutdown comes to a difficult end… at least for now.  We know how the past 35 days have been, but what are the long-term effects for federal workers, the president and the nation.


Dr. Greg Carr, Chair, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University

Nicole Williams, Democratic Strategist and 3rd Vice-President, The Maryland Democratic Party