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October 18, 2013 5:29 PM
Last-minute action by the U.S. Congress has reopened all federal-government agencies and averted what could have been a financial calamity, but there are worries that the emergency legislation has only put off the bitter political dispute in Washington until the beginning of the new year. VOA's Carolyn Presutti asked people in the state of Pennsylvania what they think about the current state of affairs in the nation's capital.

Americans Wary About Debt Deal

Published October 18, 2013

Last-minute action by the U.S. Congress has reopened all federal-government agencies and averted what could have been a financial calamity, but there are worries that the emergency legislation has only put off the bitter political dispute in Washington until the beginning of the new year. VOA's Carolyn Presutti asked people in the state of Pennsylvania what they think about the current state of affairs in the nation's capital.


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