USA

Health Care Battle Looms in USi
X
August 20, 2013
U.S. lawmakers return to Washington next month and they face a deadline of October 1st on how to continue funding the federal government. A group of Republicans is threatening to force a government shutdown unless Congress votes to deny funding for President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more on the looming showdown from Washington.

Health Care Battle Looms in US

Published August 20, 2013

U.S. lawmakers return to Washington next month and they face a deadline of October 1st on how to continue funding the federal government. A group of Republicans is threatening to force a government shutdown unless Congress votes to deny funding for President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more on the looming showdown from Washington.


You May Like

Analysts Warn of Regional Proxy Conflict in Afghanistan

Analysts warn if Kabul’s neighbors do not start to cooperate, competing desires for influence could deteriorate into a bloody proxy war in the country More

Saudi Intelligence Chief Replaced

Bandar bin Sultan came under criticism for supporting al Qaida, prompting King Abdallah to wrest Syria operations away from him in February, handing them to Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef More

Poetry Magazine editor Don Share talks what makes a good poem with VOA's David Byrd

What makes a good poem? And is poetry as viable an art form as it once was? To find out, VOA's David Byrd spoke to Don Share, the editor of Poetry Magazine. More