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Buckle up, this government shutdown is going to break all records

Jan 09, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- Welcome to day 19 of the government shutdown!

As it stands, this is already the second-longest shutdown in modern political history -- and by Saturday, it will break the record currently held by the 1995-1996 shutdown showdown at 21 days.

And barring a Doug-Flutie-to-Gerard-Phelan level Hail Mary, this shutdown could well drag on for weeks -- not just days -- longer.

Consider where we are.

President Donald Trump gave his first Oval Office address on Tuesday nig...