U.S. government shutdown days away as Congress struggles on Ukraine aid, COVID-19 relief

Biden administration last week requested Congress provide $10 billion in aid to Ukraine, $22.5 billion in coronavirus relief funding

By: - March 7, 2022 3:34 pm
Protestor holds up pro-Ukraine sign

A protester against Russian invasion of Ukraine holds a sign that reads “Who Will Stop Putin?” in front of Brandenburg gate on Feb. 24, 2022, in Berlin, Germany. Russia began a large-scale attack on Ukraine, with explosions reported in multiple cities and far outside the restive eastern regions held by Russian-backed rebels. (Hannibal Hanschke/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.