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Americans Brace for Government Shutdown October 1i
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September 29, 2013 8:49 PM
Americans are bracing for a partial shutdown of the national government that looks increasingly likely to begin Tuesday, as a politically-divided Congress remains unable to agree on a formula to extend federal spending authority. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, absent a last-minute deal, non-essential government services will halt and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be idled.

Americans Brace for Government Shutdown October 1

Published September 29, 2013

Americans are bracing for a partial shutdown of the national government that looks increasingly likely to begin Tuesday, as a politically-divided Congress remains unable to agree on a formula to extend federal spending authority. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, absent a last-minute deal, non-essential government services will halt and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be idled.


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