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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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
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