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    A judge has sentenced Kathryn Knott to five to ten months in jail for her involvement in a beating of a gay couple in Center City back in September of 2014. Knott is from Bucks County. (Published Monday, Feb. 8, 2016)

    Check out NBCWashington's special video chat about the lingering impact of the federal government shutdown.

    The discussion was moderated by News4 investigative reporter Scott MacFarlane and Wendy Warren, editorial manager for digital at NBCWashington. Panelists were:

    • Farah Ahmad, a policy analyst for Progress 2050 at the Center for American Progress, who focuses on demographic changes in the United States and policy opportunities to strengthen the U.S. economy and workforce by embracing its growing diversity.


    • Joann Weiner, who teaches economics at the George Washington University and also writes about economics, tax, and politics for the She the People blog at the Washington Post. She has previously worked for the U.S. Treasury Department, Tax Analysts, and Bloomberg.