The National Museum of American History on Oct. 1, 2013, during a federal government shutdown.

The National Museum of American History on Oct. 1, 2013, during a federal government shutdown.

The deadline to fund the government to pass a spending bill is just over a week away, and some in Congress say they are willing to shut the federal government down over the issue of funding Planned Parenthood. We look at what the threat of a shutdown means for a region so tied to the federal government, and the contingency plans the District is preparing to remain open in case.

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  • Max Stier President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service
  • Mike DeBonis Reporter, The Washington Post

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