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U.S. House approves one-year 'Obamacare' delay in spending bill
September 29, 2013 / 4:24 AM / 4 years ago

U.S. House approves one-year 'Obamacare' delay in spending bill

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday, ignoring a White House veto threat, approved a one-year delay in funding major provisions of President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare law as part of a government funding bill.

Republicans attached the amendment to a bill that is needed to keep federal agencies operating beyond Sept. 30 when a new fiscal year begins.

The move brought the U.S. government closer to shutting down on Tuesday amid deep divisions between Republicans and Democrats.

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