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Shutdown Winners and Losers

Posted October 17th, 2013 at 4:42 pm (UTC+0)
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 The Republicans’ Waterloo?   “This is the way the world ends, not with a bang but with a whimper.” —T.S. Elliot, “The Hollow Men” And so as the curtain comes down on ‘The Great Shutdown of 2013’, many Americans are left mulling over one simple question—why?  A few months back in this column I noted […]

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Republicans Take a Beating on the Shutdown

Posted October 11th, 2013 at 5:07 pm (UTC+0)
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Leaders Try to Find a Way Out The American public is starting to weigh in on the government shutdown and the debt ceiling debate, and it’s not a pretty picture for the Republican Party.  The latest public opinion polls show that Republicans are getting hammered over the shutdown and fears that the U.S. could default […]

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Jim Malone

Jim Malone

After a stint in the Peace Corps in Swaziland, Jim joined VOA in 1983 as a reporter and anchor on English broadcasts to Africa.  He served as East Africa correspondent, then covered Congress in the early 1990’s.   Since 1995, Jim has served as VOA national correspondent responsible for coverage of U.S. politics, elections, the Supreme Court and Justice Department.  Jim has been involved in VOA’s election coverage since the 1984 presidential campaign and has co-anchored live VOA broadcasts of numerous national political conventions, candidate debates and election night coverage.


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