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Fiscal Cliff Deal Highlights Messy US Democracy in Actioni
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January 04, 2013 3:12 AM
The partisan polarization and political dysfunction on display during the recent “fiscal cliff” budget negotiations has left many people pessimistic about the U.S. democratic system’s ability to function. VOA’s Brian Padden has more on what seems to be a perpetual state of gridlock in Washington.

Fiscal Cliff Deal Highlights Messy US Democracy in Action

Published January 03, 2013

The partisan polarization and political dysfunction on display during the recent “fiscal cliff” budget negotiations has left many people pessimistic about the U.S. democratic system’s ability to function. VOA’s Brian Padden has more on what seems to be a perpetual state of gridlock in Washington.


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