The untold story of the shutdown Posted in: Opinions There is an untold story behind the weekend announcement that the federal government would reopen until Feb. 15. Lawmakers in both parties will work to find common ground on the stalemate that partially closed the government for 35 days. Speaker Nancy Pelosi crowed “our unity is our power.” But in the House ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!