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George Mason University student Rachel Reese, a D.C. resident, sucks on a pacifier and holds up a sign that reads, "Congress Stop Being Babies!" as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats call on House Speaker John A. Boehner to end the government shutdown at a news conference on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. (PHOTOGRAPHS BY Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

George Mason University student Rachel Reese, a D.C. resident, sucks on a pacifier and holds up a sign that reads, "Congress Stop Being Babies!" as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats call on House Speaker John A. Boehner to end the government shutdown at a news conference on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. (PHOTOGRAPHS BY Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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