Planned Parenthood Debate Could Trigger US Government Shutdowni
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Cindy Saine
September 04, 2015 12:10 AM
Members of Congress have just a few days in which to pass legislation that will keep the federal government funded after a current measure expires October 1. Some Republican lawmakers want to use the spending bill to defund Planned Parenthood, a women's health care organization that also performs abortions. This means another budget showdown could be in the works. VOA's Cindy Saine reports.

Planned Parenthood Debate Could Trigger US Government Shutdown

Cindy Saine

Published September 03, 2015

Members of Congress have just a few days in which to pass legislation that will keep the federal government funded after a current measure expires October 1. Some Republican lawmakers want to use the spending bill to defund Planned Parenthood, a women's health care organization that also performs abortions. This means another budget showdown could be in the works. VOA's Cindy Saine reports.


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