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Published: Friday, Oct. 18 2013 1:12 p.m. MDT

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Though not as long as the 1995-96 shutdown, which lasted 21 days, the 2013 shutdown is the second longest shutdown since 1976.

Though technically an 18-day gap in funding did occur in 1978, the government did not effectively shut down during that time.
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