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US Government Shutdown: Key Implications

The inability of the US House of Representatives and Senate to pass government funding measures for fiscal year 2014, which began October 1, has resulted in the shutdown of the federal government,...

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US Farm Bill Controversies

The US Congress remains unable to reach a decision on renewing America’s mammoth Farm Bill, a US$500bn federal programme outlining agricultural spending in the world’s largest food...

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