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Kent Klein
October 18, 2013 2:19 PM
With the end of the U.S. government's partial shutdown, Washington is breathing easier, but bracing for the possibility of more budget trouble ahead. As VOA's Kent Klein reports, the nation's capital, where tourism and the federal government are the top two employers, feels more pain than most other U.S. cities when the government shuts down.

Washington DC Hit Hard by Government Shutdown

Kent Klein

Published October 18, 2013

With the end of the U.S. government's partial shutdown, Washington is breathing easier, but bracing for the possibility of more budget trouble ahead. As VOA's Kent Klein reports, the nation's capital, where tourism and the federal government are the top two employers, feels more pain than most other U.S. cities when the government shuts down.


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