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

By Chris Good

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.

credit: Win McNamee/Reuters

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