Politicians place blame as government powers down

«Previous
9 of 25 Photos
Next »
Read the story
Budget Battle
«
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
  • Budget Battle
»
Budget Battle
People walk near Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)