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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A visitor takes a self-portrait at closed National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC, October 2, 2013. National Parks and Memorials and sections of the federal government remain closed as congress fights to pass a budget bill. UPI/Molly Riley
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