Federal Agencies Shutdown; Workers Go Home … in 1995

Welcome to Groundhog Day! We’ve been through this before and it didn’t work out well for one of the sides. Plus, they even based an episode of the West Wing on what happened. Who plays Ted Cruz when this shutdown makes it to the small screen? My vote is for Gilbert Gottfried. Below are the front pages for November 14th and 15th, 1995.

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Washington Post front page - 11/14/95
Washington Post front page – 11/14/95
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Washington Post front page - 11/15/95
Washington Post front page – 11/15/95

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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