Government shutdown in photos (76 images)

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.
Updated: Oct. 16, 2013 at 10:28 PM
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Reporters wait as Republican senators leave a meeting with President Obama on the debt limit and reopening the government, in Washington, D.C. on October 11, 2013. President Obama and the Republicans are working on a deal to end the government shutdown while extending the debt limit. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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