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The Shutdown of ’95-’96: ‘Silliest Washington Squabble in Memory’

·By Chad Blair

The Honolulu Advertiser

Local press coverage of the last federal shutdown suggests no one much cared about it.

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Chad Blair is a reporter for Civil Beat. You can reach him by email at cblair@civilbeat.com or follow him on Twitter at @chadblairCB.
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Discussion

What memories do you have of the government shutdown of 1995 and 1996? Are we reliving the past or is this something entirely different?