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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Joe Henderson participates in an American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) protest against government employee furloughs during the government shutdown, outside of the U.S. Capitol on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Congress remains in a stalemate on the budget deal as the government shutdown goes into its fourth day. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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