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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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks at a press conference urging the Senate to pass a funding bill for NIH, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on October 3, 2013. The partial government shutdown continues into the third day as the Democrats and Republicans have failed to reach an agreement on the Budget Bill. Cantor was joined by members of the Doctors Caucus. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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