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 Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), joined by fellow Democrats, speaks on a possible government shutdown and the budget bill on Capitol Hill in Washignton, D.C. on September 30, 2013. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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