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“We Just Want to Get Back to Work”—Thousands of Federal Employees March on the White House

Tonya Riley/Mother Jones Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Thursday afternoon, approximately 2,000 federal workers and contractors from across the country braved icy winds and freezing temperatures to gather outside of the DC headquarters of the AFL-CIO to protest the ongoing effects of the government shutdown on their lives and work. “This…

12 People on Why They Absolutely Will Vote

College students vote early at the University of California, Irvine.Paul Bersebach/Digital First Media/Orange County Register/Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Abhi Agrawal had always been politically aware, but admits he was a “lazy liberal.” He voted in presidential elections, followed the news, and debated politics with his friends. But he…