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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Rep. Michael Bachmann (R-MN) (L) and Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) take down barriers to the World War II Memorial in order for a group of veterans to tour the Memorial, in Washington, D.C. on October 2, 2013. All national parks and memorials are closed due to the ongoing government shutdown. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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