The Free Press, Mankato, MN


Budget Battle-6

A Capitol Hill police officer stands in the Capitol Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in Washington. The federal government remains partially shut down and faces a first-ever default between Oct. 17 and the end of the month. The statue at the right is James Garfield, who served as the 20th President of the United States. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)