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Washington Week: Focus on Budget Deadlinei
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December 08, 2013 8:59 PM
President Barack Obama’s trip to South Africa to attend a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela comes as Congress works to wrap up pressing end-of-year business. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Obama will be overseas while lawmakers race to meet a budget deadline and ponder a possible tightening of economic sanctions against Iran.

Washington Week: Focus on Budget Deadline

Published December 08, 2013

President Barack Obama’s trip to South Africa to attend a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela comes as Congress works to wrap up pressing end-of-year business. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Obama will be overseas while lawmakers race to meet a budget deadline and ponder a possible tightening of economic sanctions against Iran.


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