The National Mall, monuments and nationals parks, as well as large sections of the government, are closed due to a government shut down after Congress failed to agree on a budget bill.
14 of 76
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks on the government shutdown and the debt limit following a Republican conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C on October 10, 2013. Boehner proposed a six week extension of the debt limit. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
| License Photo