Key players in the shutdown debate

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:08:37 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 01 2013 09:32:14 AM CDT

Meet the key players who determined how the latest fight over a government shutdown ended.

Shutdown Players - Thomas Donohue
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Thomas Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce --  Known for his deep connections and his aggressive lobbying on behalf of business, he and the Chamber are urging Republican lawmakers to avoid a shutdown. 

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