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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Protesters attend a rally on the D.C. budget and to end the government shutdown near the U.S. Capitol Building on October 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The government shutdown has entered its ninth day as the congress remains deadlocked over the budget. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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