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The Government Shutdown's Effect: Day One

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    Korean War veterans snap pictures at the World War II Memorial after they were let in during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: In this digital screen capture of the website, http://notice.usa.gov/ informs readers that because of the federal goverment shutdown the website is not available October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. Smithsonian institutions were closed and thousands of employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down the goverment for the first time in 17 years. (Screen Capture by Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: A park ranger of the U.S. National Park Service stands behind the barricades at the World War II Memorial during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: People look at a sign for informing that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to the government shutdown in Battery Park on October 1, 2013 in New York City. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all rose slightly higher in early trading Tuesday morning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: A sign outside Smithsonian National Museum informs it is closed due to the government shutdown on October 1, 2013 in New York City. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all rose slightly higher in early trading Tuesday morning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: A sign shows that the World War II Memorial is closed during a government shutdown is hung at its entrance October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: People look at a sign informing them that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to the government shutdown in Battery Park on October 1, 2013 in New York City. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all rose slightly higher in early trading Tuesday morning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: A sign is posted in the window of an IRS office in Brooklyn notifying that the office is closed due to the government shutdown on October 1, 2013 in New York City. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all rose slightly higher in early trading Tuesday morning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: People look at a sign informing them that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to the government shutdown in Battery Park on October 1, 2013 in New York City. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all rose slightly higher in early trading Tuesday morning. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 01: National Park Service worker Michael Faw posts a sign announcing the closure of a Park Service facility at Crissy Field due to the partial government shutdown on October 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: In this digital screen capture of the website, http://nationalzoo.si.edu informs readers that because of the federal goverment shutdown the Smithsonian's National Zoo is closed October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. Smithsonian institutions were closed and thousands of employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down the goverment for the first time in 17 years. (Photo by Getty Images)
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 01: A cyclist reads a sign announcing the closure of a Park Service facility at Crissy Field due to the partial government shutdown on October 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Federal museums and parks across the nation are closed starting today due to a government shutdown for the first time in nearly two decades. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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    A copy of the New York Daily News, featuring Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner, is on display following an US government shutdown in New York, October 1, 2013. Government institutions and national parks around the US were closed and thousands of employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down the goverment for the first time in 17 years. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
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    The website to the US Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis announces it will be unavailable until further notice due to the Federal government shutdown as seen on a laptop computer in in Los Angeles on October 1, 2013. US monuments closed, offices fell silent and 800,000 public servants were told to stay at home on Tuesday as Washington's perennial political crisis forced the first government shutdown in 17 years. Federal agency websites including the US Department of Agriculture are also unavailable due to the shutdown. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)