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George and Amal Clooney will be marching at the March 24 gun violence rally and donating $500,000 in support of survivors of last week’s Parkland, Florida mass shooting. Later the same day, Oprah and film exec Jeffrey Katzenberg announced they’d match the Clooneys’ donation.
The government shut down early Friday morning thanks to Rand Paul, before Congress passed a bipartisan two-year budget deal hours later. The Kentucky Tea Party senator had demanded a vote on an amendment to keep the budget caps in place in objection to to the bill’s massive spending increases.
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth, an Army veteran who lost both her legs in the Iraq war, is pregnant at 49 with her second child. When she gives birth, she’ll become the first woman to have a baby in office. Only nine other babies have been born to women serving in Congress, all members of the House.