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Washington Week: Focus on Potential Federal Shutdowni
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September 22, 2013
Once again, the U.S. government faces a potential shutdown driven by a politically-divided Congress unable to agree on federal funding. Later this week, the Senate is expected to pass a temporary spending measure incompatible with a House bill approved last week. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, unless the two chambers pass identical bills, a limited government shutdown will begin October 1.

Washington Week: Focus on Potential Federal Shutdown

Published September 22, 2013

Once again, the U.S. government faces a potential shutdown driven by a politically-divided Congress unable to agree on federal funding. Later this week, the Senate is expected to pass a temporary spending measure incompatible with a House bill approved last week. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, unless the two chambers pass identical bills, a limited government shutdown will begin October 1.


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