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The Ohio Clock outside the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill shows the time of 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Washington. Congress was unable to reach a midnight deadline to keep the government funded, triggering the first government shutdown in more than 17 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)