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 following a Republican House Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Democrats and Republicans are continuing to work on a budget deal as the government shutdown goes into its fourth day. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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