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More US Budget Battles after 'Fiscal Cliff(hanger)' (VOA On Assignment Jan. 11)i
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January 11, 2013
VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone joins On Assignment's Philip Alexiou to talk about the U.S. Congress and the budget deal that averted the so-called "fiscal cliff." On January 1, the United States was set to go over the cliff -- a set of predetermined tax hikes and budget cuts that some say could have plunged the nation back into recession. Congress managed at the last moment to delay that scenario, but more tough negotiations loom ahead.

More US Budget Battles after 'Fiscal Cliff(hanger)' (VOA On Assignment Jan. 11)

Published January 11, 2013

VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone joins On Assignment's Philip Alexiou to talk about the U.S. Congress and the budget deal that averted the so-called "fiscal cliff." On January 1, the United States was set to go over the cliff -- a set of predetermined tax hikes and budget cuts that some say could have plunged the nation back into recession. Congress managed at the last moment to delay that scenario, but more tough negotiations loom ahead.

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