Picture of the Day: Gingrich and Dole, Hours Before Shutdown Deadline

RTXFM5E(2).jpgWith government funding set to expire at midnight, House speaker Newt Gingrich and Senate majority leader Bob Dole joke with reporters at a press conference on November 13, 1995. On November 14, the federal government shut down and stayed closed for six days.

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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