US shutdown officially becomes longest ever

Here's what's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22. What's new today The shutdown officially is the longest in U.S. history, eclipsing a 21-day closure that ended Jan. 6, 1996, during President Bill Clinton's administration. The House and Senate adjourned for the weekend, with lawmakers scattering to their states and districts before snow blankets the nation's capital. With no negotiations expected during the weekend, the shutdown will enter its fourth week next week. Miami's airport will close one of its concourses most of Saturday, Sunday and Monday to make sure security checkpoints are adequately staffed as the shutdown begins to strain the aviation system...Keep on reading: US shutdown officially becomes longest ever

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