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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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks to the media as he is joined by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Richard Durbin (D-IL) after a meeting with President Obama on the government shutdown and the debt limit, in Washington, D.C on October 10, 2013. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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