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US Election Yields Divided Congressi
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Michael Bowman
November 08, 2012 5:53 PM
One day after newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama urged national unity, Republican and Democratic congressional leaders called for bipartisanship and an end to legislative gridlock. At the same time, they expressed very different views on how to confront America’s urgent fiscal challenges. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports.

US Election Yields Divided Congress

Michael Bowman

Published November 08, 2012

One day after newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama urged national unity, Republican and Democratic congressional leaders called for bipartisanship and an end to legislative gridlock. At the same time, they expressed very different views on how to confront America’s urgent fiscal challenges. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports.


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