Members of Congress defy their own shutdown!

The same people who engineered the government shutdown spent Tuesday are trying to reopen parts of the government.

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National Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson speaks to reporters at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. A group of veterans walked past barriers at the closed World War II memorial with help from members of Congress. Hundreds of veterans arrived for a previously scheduled visit to the memorial Tuesday morning to find it barricaded by the National Park Service. Members of Congress, including Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, went to the site after receiving panicked emails and cut police tape to let in the veterans from Iowa and Mississippi. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Photo by Carolyn Kaster
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