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Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

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OGDEN, Utah - Rachael Weatherly is a senior adviser for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but she's considering trying to get a job at a grocery store.
Weatherly is among the 800,000 federal employees who aren't getting paychecks for the first time Friday because of the lingering government shutdown.
They are scaling back spending, canceling trips, applying for unemployment benefits and taking out loans to stay afloat, with no end in sight for a partial shutdown that enters its 21st day Friday and will be the longest in history by this weekend.
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How you can survive the federal shutdown

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By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL
There's no end in sight to the partial federal shutdown and, more distressing to federal workers, no paycheck in sight either.
The shutdown has furloughed 380,000 federal workers and forced an additional 420,000 to work without pay. President Donald Trump has said he is willing to keep the government closed for months or even years to get his demands met. But even if an agreement is reached and the government reopens, it could be some time before anyone earns a fresh paycheck or gets potential back pay.
It's a burden that few American households can bear without...
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Thousands Of Federal Workers Just Missed Their First Paycheck

Thousands Of Federal Workers Just Missed Their First Paycheck

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The partial government shutdown is the second-longest in history, with no end in sight.
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'I filed for unemployment': Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

'I filed for unemployment': Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

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"I wish the senators and the congressmen weren't taking their paychecks. I'd feel a lot better," the president of a nonprofit group helping federal workers said.
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