U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Blair Sweigert (left), who missed a paycheck a day earlier during the partial government shutdown, works with Washington State Patrol Capt. Dan Atchison in a shared office where they coordinate marine security at Sector Puget Sound base Wednesday, in Seattle. The Coast Guard is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is unfunded during the shutdown, now in its fourth week. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Blair Sweigert (left), who missed a paycheck a day earlier during the partial government shutdown, works with Washington State Patrol Capt. Dan Atchison in a shared office where they coordinate marine security at Sector Puget Sound base Wednesday, in Seattle. The Coast Guard is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is unfunded during the shutdown, now in its fourth week. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

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