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English Pronunciation News: Budget Battle Continues

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President Obama and the U.S. Congress have moved from working on the short term budget to working on the long term economic future of the nation. Officials are working to put in writing the deal that was struck on Friday night which funds the government through September. Politicians are already framing their views for the upcoming battle about the nation's debt limit.

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1. short term: SHŌR-term
2. long term: LONG term
3. budget: BU-jet
4. economic: e-ku-NO-mic
5. future: FYOO-cher
6. put in: PU-din
7. writing: RI-ding
8. debt: DET
9. won: WUN
10. want: WONT (often written "wahnt")
11. won't: WŌNT

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