House passes bill linking government financing to health law delay
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The House of Representatives, under the shadow of a looming government shutdown, voted early Sunday morning (late Saturday night West Coast time) to link further financing of the federal government to a one-year delay of President Obama's health care law and a repeal of a tax that helps pay for the law — all but ensuring that large swaths of the government will close this Tuesday.
Acknowledging that likelihood, the House unanimously approved a separate bill to ensure that unformed military personnel would continue to be paid during that shutdown.
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