With debt default as soon as a week away, U.S. House jets off for holiday break

By: - May 25, 2023 5:00 pm
Rep. Nikema Williams of Georgia speaks along with other members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol about negotiations on the debt limit on May 25, 2023. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

Rep. Nikema Williams of Georgia speaks along with other members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol about negotiations on the debt limit on May 25, 2023. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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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.

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