After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
Nov. 13, 1995, to Nov. 19, 1995 (Five days): The Republican-controlled Congress passed a budget bill that raised Medicare premiums and required a balanced budget in seven years, which President Bill Clinton vetoed. An agreement was made to partially fund the government until a compromise was reached, and Clinton agreed to balance the busget within seven years.
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