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What the Gov't Shutdown Tells Us About US Politics (VOA On Assignment Oct. 18)i
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October 18, 2013 3:31 PM
VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone talks to On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui about the U.S. budget battle that triggered a partial shutdown of the government. Although the shutdown is now over, Jim says U.S. lawmakers' partisan divide is likely to continue.

What the Gov't Shutdown Tells Us About US Politics (VOA On Assignment Oct. 18)

Published October 18, 2013

VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone talks to On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui about the U.S. budget battle that triggered a partial shutdown of the government. Although the shutdown is now over, Jim says U.S. lawmakers' partisan divide is likely to continue.

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“Germany, 25 Years After Fall of Berlin Wall”

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