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Washington's Partisan Spending Battle Mostly On-hold for a Year

  • Michael Bowman

While Washington continues to be rocked by last week’s report on CIA interrogation methods, the city is breathing easier now that Congress has approved almost all federal funding for another year. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, after years of nail-biting budget showdowns, lawmakers sent President Barack Obama a $1.1 trillion spending bill with comparatively little drama.

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