President Donald Trump announces a deal to reopen the government on Friday, January 25. He agreed to a temporary funding measure through February 15 that allows federal employees to return to work. The deal did not include the border wall funding that Trump had demanded.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs the deal to reopen the government on January 25. Democrats insisted throughout the shutdown that Trump should sign a measure to reopen the government before any border security negotiations could begin.
The air traffic control tower at New York's LaGuardia Airport on January 25. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities.
Furloughed government workers protest against the shutdown on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 23. As the shutdown dragged on, more federal employees were called back to work -- without pay -- to keep key things running smoothly.
The Capitol at sunset on Thursday, January 24, after the Senate rejected Democratic and Republican proposals for ending the shutdown.
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A furloughed worker displays a sign that reads "Reopen the Government" during a protest in Washington on January 23.
Furloughed government workers hold a silent protest on Capitol Hill on January 23.
Vickie Martin, president of the American Federation of Government Workers Local 1438, reacts to the locked door of US Sen. Mitch McConnell's office in Lexington, Kentucky, during a January 23 protest.