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Government Shutdown Now Longest on Record

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At the stroke of midnight, the partial government shutdown became the longest on record. As of Saturday, the shutdown is in its 22nd day.  The longest prior shutdown happened in 1995-1996 under then-President Bill Clinton . NPR reported on the impasse of the Clinton era shutdown and its impact on the nation. It took three full weeks — 21 days — for President Bill Clinton and the Republican...

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