It's been a strange week in Washington. More than 800,000 federal workers are on furlough. Congress continues to work -- but doesn't seem to be accomplishing much. The expected -- and unexpected -- consequences of shutting down a industry town continue to be felt in ways big and little.
We've written scads about the shutdown and What It All Means this week on The Fix and we continue to monitor every statement and movement at our shutdown live blog. But, the story of the shutdown -- and how politicians have handled it -- can also be told through pictures. We picked a few of our favorites from the week that was. They're below.
1. This guy.
2. This woman.
4. Harry Reid, exasperated.
5. John Boehner, exasperated (?)
6. Barack Obama, annoyed.
7. Photo ops were all the rage.
8. But, the week ended like it began...
9. ...with the federal government still shuttered.