A circle of empty, tiny blue chairs stood before the stage, meant to symbolize the empty seats of children turned away from their Head Start sites yesterday. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, hoisted a chair above her head and called it the empty chair of a future astronaut. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who actually taught preschool earlier in her career, compared the shutdown to a fight between children.
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