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), Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) (L), Chair of the House Republican Conference, and other House Republicans holds a press conference on reopening of the National Parks, at the U.S. Capitol Building on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Parks and Memorials on the National Mall remained closed on the second day of the government shutdown. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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