USA

    Split Grows Within US Republican Partyi
    X
    October 18, 2013 9:49 PM
    Public opinion polls show that Republicans have been damaged in the aftermath of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Conservative Tea Party supporters in Congress backed the shutdown in a failed hope to undermine President Barack Obama’s controversial health care reform law. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more on what appears to be a widening split within the Republican Party and how that could hinder compromise with Democrats on a range of budget issues.

    Split Grows Within US Republican Party

    Published October 18, 2013

    Public opinion polls show that Republicans have been damaged in the aftermath of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Conservative Tea Party supporters in Congress backed the shutdown in a failed hope to undermine President Barack Obama’s controversial health care reform law. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more on what appears to be a widening split within the Republican Party and how that could hinder compromise with Democrats on a range of budget issues.


    You May Like

    Former US Envoys Urge Obama to Delay Troop Cuts in Afghanistan

    Keeping troop levels up during conflict with both Taliban and Islamic State is necessary to support Kabul government, they say

    First Lady to Visit Africa to Promote Girls' Education

    Michele Obama will be joined by daughters and actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto

    Video NYSE Analyst: Brexit Will Continue to Place Pressure on Markets

    Despite orderly pricing and execution strategy at the New York Stock Exchange, analyst explains added pressure on world financial markets is likely