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A statue of the first US President, George Washington, is seen in the... News PhotoDome,George Washington,Government,Horizontal,Politics,Statue,US President,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA statue of the first US President, George Washington, is seen in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, September 25, 2013. With the clock ticking toward a possible US government shutdown, the US Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to advance a stopgap spending bill that would avoid federal closures. The 100-0 vote masks deep divisions within Congress over what course to take in the next five days to thrash out a temporary measure that funds government operations beyond September 30, the final day of the current fiscal year. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)