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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Terry Anderson, a furloughed government contractor, protest in front of the U.S. Capitol during the second day of the government shutdown on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Parks and Memorials and sections of the federal government remain closed as congress fights to pass a budget bill. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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