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Issues in the News - Voice of America
Aug 13, 2021
Democrats Push $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan - August 13, 2021
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January 6 Divisions, One Year Later - January 07, 2022
Moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA executive producer Steve Redisch and Christian Science Monitor Washington bureau chief, Linda Feldmann, about the divisions in the U.S. as the country marks the one-year anniversary of the deadly January 6 attack on the Capitol, the Democrats' renewed focus on voting rights legislation and the prospects of changing the Senate's filibuster rule, President Joe Biden's strategy to fight the surge in COVID-19 cases, and the administration's reassurance to Ukraine that it will respond decisively if Russia moves to invade the country. Listen to Issues in the News.
Dec 31, 2021
Biden's First Year - December 31, 2021
On this special edition of Issues in the News, moderator Kim Lewis is joined by VOA executive producer Steve Redisch and VOA White House correspondent Anita Powell as they look back on President Joe Biden's first year as president. They reflect on the ramifications of the January 6 attack on the Capitol and the creation of the House Select Committee to investigate it, successes and setbacks of Biden's domestic agenda, the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, strategies to combat COVID-19, and other top issues of 2021. Listen to Issues in the News on the Voice of America.