Government reopens; negotiators start anew (video)

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Government reopens; negotiators start anew (video)

October 17, 2013 Updated Oct 17, 2013 at 4:59 PM CDT

After 16 days of shutdown, the government reopened its doors Thursday and hundreds of thousands of federal employees returned to work.

Meanwhile, congressional budget negotiators began working to avert another showdown in a matter of weeks. Watch the video below to find out more.