Pappas won’t take paycheck during shutdown
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On his first day in his new job, Chris Pappas turned down his paycheck.

The newly elected representative for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District took his oath of office on Thursday and watched with pride as his niece and nephew stood on the House floor, but the glamour of the afternoon was tempered by thoughts of the political Gordian knot the 116th Congress must now unravel as the partial federal government shutdown nears the end of its second week.  

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