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Photos: Showdown in Nevada

Updated 8:34 PM ET, Thu April 24, 2014
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Rancher Cliven Bundy, right, leaves the podium with bodyguards after a news conference near his ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada, on Thursday, April 24. Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management have been locked in a dispute for a couple of decades over grazing rights on public lands. David Becker/Getty Images
Chris Shelton of Las Vegas interacts with his 1-week-old son as his mother Shelley Shelton holds his rifle during a Bundy family "Patriot Party" near Bunkerville, Nevada, on April 18. STEVE MARCUS /ReutersLANDOV
Bundy family members and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy set up for a "Patriot Party" on April 18. The family organized the party to thank people who supported Cliven Bundy in his dispute with the Bureau of Land Management. STEVE MARCUS /Reuters/LANDOV
Cattle rancher Cliven Bundy talks to his supporters Friday, April 11, in Bunkerville, Nevada. They had been protesting the federal government's roundup of Bundy's cattle, which led to an Old West-style showdown last week. The government says Bundy's livestock has been illegally grazing on U.S. lands for 20 years. Bundy says his family's cattle has grazed on the land since the 1800s. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS/LANDOV
Brand Thornton carries a rifle at a protest site in Bunkerville on April 11. The controversy drew armed militia groups from across the country to Bundy's side. The Bureau of Land Management stopped rounding up Bundy's cattle on Saturday, April 12, and it says it returned about 300 head of cattle to the open range to avoid the potential for violence. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS/LANDOV
People gather at a protest area along State Route 170, near the cattle roundup on April 11. George Frey/Getty Images
A sign announces the closure of public land during the cattle roundup. George Frey/Getty Images
Krissy Thornton, right, and Burgundy Hall protest the cattle roundup on Wednesday, April 9. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Thornton, right, looks at a wound on Bundy's son Ammon on April 9. Bundy family members and dozens of supporters angrily confronted a group of rangers holding Tasers and barking dogs on Wednesday. Bundy family members say they were thrown to the ground or jolted with a Taser. Federal officials say a police dog was kicked and officers were assaulted. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
The U.S. government was rounding up cattle that it says have been grazing illegally on public lands for more than 20 years, according to the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service. The Bureau of Land Management said Cliven Bundy owed about $1 million in back fees. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Cliven Bundy, left, and his son Dave talk to a reporter in Las Vegas on Monday, April 7. Bundy's dispute with the government began two decades ago, when the Bureau of Land Management changed grazing rules for the 600,000-acre Gold Butte area to protect an endangered desert tortoise, KLAS reported. Bundy refused to abide by the changes and stopped paying his grazing fees to the federal bureau, which he contends is infringing on state rights. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
People help erect a pole so that they could hang a banner April 7 in support of Bundy. One banner at the protest side stated: "Has the West been won? Or has the fight just begun!" John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Rancher Derrel Spencer speaks during a rally in support of Bundy on April 7. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Chris Miller holds his hand over his heart during a rally in support of Bundy on April 7. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Bundy's son Arden works at his father's ranch on Saturday, April 5. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Cliven Bundy, right, and Clance Cox stand at the Bundy ranch on April 5. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Bundy walks by a free speech area set up by the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday, April 1. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap
Federal rangers block a road near Bunkerville, about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, on April 1. John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal/ap