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Washington Week: Focus on Fiscal Battlesi
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September 15, 2013
After weeks focused on Syria, Washington is turning its attention to fiscal deadlines that, if not met, could provoke a limited U.S. government shutdown and another downgrade of America’s credit rating. President Barack Obama is expected to address this very topic in remarks on Monday. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports the drama is a replay of partisan battles over federal spending and the president's signature healthcare law, a major component of which will be activated October 1.

Washington Week: Focus on Fiscal Battles

Published September 15, 2013

After weeks focused on Syria, Washington is turning its attention to fiscal deadlines that, if not met, could provoke a limited U.S. government shutdown and another downgrade of America’s credit rating. President Barack Obama is expected to address this very topic in remarks on Monday. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports the drama is a replay of partisan battles over federal spending and the president's signature healthcare law, a major component of which will be activated October 1.


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