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Washington Is Open Again

Federal employees are going back to work. Tourists have access to the memorials. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough is high-fiving his staff. Yes, the government is back open.

After two weeks of a stalemate, Congress finally passed legislation late on Wednesday night to fund the government and extend the debt ceiling for a few more months.

Here are a few photos from around Washington the morning the government reopened:

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough greets returning White House employees after the government shutdown ended.(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

The sun rises, as seen behind the Capitol on the morning after a bipartisan bill was passed by the House and the Senate to reopen the government and raise the debt limit.(Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Park Service workers carry a barricade that was used to close the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning the government reopened.(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

 

Tourists finally get to visit the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday morning.(Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Barricades that were used to close the Martin Luther King Memorial lay dismantled.(ark Wilson/Getty Images)

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