‘Obamacare’ fuels showdown as deadline for government shutdown grows near – Buffalo News

Obamacare‘ fuels showdown as deadline for government shutdown grows near
Buffalo News
WASHINGTON – A potential Oct. 1 shutdown of the federal government moved perilously closer Thursday as the Obama administration vowed to veto a House Republican plan to fund the government while not funding “Obama-care.” The House today passed 

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Castigating Cruz: The GOP’s anonymous civil war over ObamaCare – Fox News

Castigating Cruz: The GOP’s anonymous civil war over ObamaCare
Fox News
The media are wallowing in the latest outburst of Republican infighting, with unnamed party hotshots beating up on Sen. Ted Cruz. At first the story line, a familiar one by now, was that House Speaker John Boehner had lost control of his caucus

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House passes GOP spending plan that defunds Obamacare – Washington Post


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House passes GOP spending plan that defunds Obamacare
Washington Post
House Republicans rallied behind their right wing Friday to launch a full-scale assault on President Obama’s health-care initiative, setting up a protracted confrontation with Democrats that risks shutting down the government in just 10 days. On a vote
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Even in a US government shutdown, Obamacare exchanges could function – Reuters

Even in a US government shutdown, Obamacare exchanges could function
Reuters
The exchanges are key to the success of “Obamacare,” as they aim to help millions of uninsured Americans receive benefits by providing government subsidies to buy insurance. Officials involved in building the online marketplaces have already warned of 
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Even in a US government shutdown, Obamacare exchanges could function – Reuters

Even in a US government shutdown, Obamacare exchanges could function
Reuters
The exchanges are key to the success of “Obamacare,” as they aim to help millions of uninsured Americans receive benefits by providing government subsidies to buy insurance. Officials involved in building the online marketplaces have already warned of 

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Cruz pushes plan to block vote on bill defunding ObamaCare – Fox News

Cruz pushes plan to block vote on bill defunding ObamaCare
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“If Reid pursues this plan — if he insists on using a 50-vote threshold to fund ObamaCare with a partisan vote of only Democrats — then I hope that every Senate Republican will stand together and oppose cloture on the bill in order to keep the House

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Seven unreasons why Republicans think they can defund Obamacare – The Guardian


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Seven unreasons why Republicans think they can defund Obamacare
The Guardian
Now that that’s out of the way, let’s also admit that – even as the first shot has been fired in the GOP’s congressional war against Obamacare – the defund scheme is (unfortunately) absurd. I know it, you know it – hell, the people pushing it know it

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Ted Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter Fiasco – New York Magazine

New York MagazineTed Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter FiascoNew York MagazineNow that the House of Representatives has passed its bill to keep the government open and rid the world of Obamacare, the full strategic disaster the…

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Ted Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter Fiasco – New York Magazine

New York MagazineTed Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter FiascoNew York MagazineNow that the House of Representatives has passed its bill to keep the government open and rid the world of Obamacare, the full strategic disaster the…

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Senate turns to CR that defunds Obamacare – Politico (blog)


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Senate turns to CR that defunds Obamacare
Politico (blog)
It’s now up to the Senate. With ten days until a possible government shutdown, the battle over federal spending has shifted to the Democratic-controlled Senate, where Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) chamber will begin considering — and 

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