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Washington Week: Focus on Government Funding, Gun Violencei
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March 17, 2013 8:41 PM
President Barack Obama will spend much of the coming week in the Middle East, while a politically-divided U.S. Congress works to fund the federal government and avoid yet another threatened shutdown. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, federal spending authority expires in just over a week’s time.

Washington Week: Focus on Government Funding, Gun Violence

Published March 17, 2013

President Barack Obama will spend much of the coming week in the Middle East, while a politically-divided U.S. Congress works to fund the federal government and avoid yet another threatened shutdown. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, federal spending authority expires in just over a week’s time.


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