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.
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A woman protest against government employee furloughs outside of the U.S. Capitol on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Congress remains in a stalemate on the budget deal as the government shutdown goes into its fourth day. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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