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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:05 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) --- Shortly before midnight Tuesday, the White House sent an order to federal agencies informing them to shutdown.

The White House stated agencies should prepare to close for the first day of Fiscal Year 2014 because of the lack of appropriations. The administration also urged Congress to act quickly on a Continuing Resolution to restore operations.

In a day and night of swift political action, the majority in each chamber of Congress sought to insert its will on the other while arguing that public opinion was on their side. By 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, the Senate had again ...

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