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    August 20, 2013 6:57 PM
    U.S. lawmakers return to Washington next month and they face a deadline of October 1st on how to continue funding the federal government. A group of Republicans is threatening to force a government shutdown unless Congress votes to deny funding for President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more on the looming showdown from Washington.

    Health Care Battle Looms in US

    Published August 20, 2013

    U.S. lawmakers return to Washington next month and they face a deadline of October 1st on how to continue funding the federal government. A group of Republicans is threatening to force a government shutdown unless Congress votes to deny funding for President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more on the looming showdown from Washington.


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