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 Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and ranking member Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) listen as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies during a committee hearing on the debt limit on Capitol Hill on October 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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