After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
Dec. 17, 1982, to Dec. 21, 1982 (Three days): Congress wanted to fund public works jobs programs, which President Ronald Reagan opposed, and Reagan wanted to spend money on a missile program, which the House opposed. The jobs and missile funding were both dropped, but funding was instead added to increase aid to Israel and give legal aid to the poor.
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