USA

US Lawmakers Refocus on Debt Deal as Deadline Nearsi
|| 0:00:00
X
Michael Bowman
November 25, 2012 9:41 PM
U.S. lawmakers return to work this week focused on broad federal tax hikes and deep spending cuts that automatically take effect on January 1. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports, signs of concrete progress did not emerge from initial consultations between the White House and congressional leaders in search of a deficit-reduction deal to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

US Lawmakers Refocus on Debt Deal as Deadline Nears

Michael Bowman

Published November 25, 2012

U.S. lawmakers return to work this week focused on broad federal tax hikes and deep spending cuts that automatically take effect on January 1. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports, signs of concrete progress did not emerge from initial consultations between the White House and congressional leaders in search of a deficit-reduction deal to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”


You May Like

UN: 1 Million Somalis at Risk of Hunger

Group warns region is in dire need of humanitarian aid, with at least 200,000 children under age of five acutely malnourished as drought hits southern, central part of nation More

Human Rights Groups Allege Supression of Freedoms in Thailand

Thailand’s military, police have suppressed release of independent report assessing human rights in kingdom during first 100 days of latest coup More

Jennifer Lawrence Contacts FBI After Nude Photos Hacked

'Silver Linings Playbook' actress' photos were posted on image-sharing forum 4chan; Federal Bureau of Investigations is looking into matter More