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    Lawmakers will Try again to End the Government Shutdowni
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    October 14, 2013 2:03 PM
    U.S. lawmakers are meeting Monday, despite a federal holiday, as they work to resolve a two-pronged fiscal fight over the partially-closed government and a looming deadline for making sure the nation can pay its debts. VOA's Richard Green has more on the political crisis that has paralyzed Washington -- and pushed the world economy to the brink of another recession.

    Lawmakers will Try again to End the Government Shutdown

    Published October 14, 2013

    U.S. lawmakers are meeting Monday, despite a federal holiday, as they work to resolve a two-pronged fiscal fight over the partially-closed government and a looming deadline for making sure the nation can pay its debts. VOA's Richard Green has more on the political crisis that has paralyzed Washington -- and pushed the world economy to the brink of another recession.