As Shutdown Lifts, Capitol Hill’s Ohio Clock Ticks Again

(ABC News) – Remember that clock in the U.S. Capitol that shut down during the shutdown?

Well, today, the Ohio Clock came back to life, ticking again for the first time in at least a week.

Its hands were frozen in time during the shutdown because the Senate Curator’s Office employee responsible for winding it was furloughed.

But with federal employees back on the job on Thursday after President Obama signed a bill to re-open the government, Richard Doerner, a museum specialist in the Senate, was back at his post.

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