USA

Health Care Battle Looms in USi
X
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.


You May Like

Video Falling Gas Prices Impact US Oil Extraction

With the price of oil now less than $80 a barrel, motorists throughout the US are seeing gas prices dip below $3 a gallon More

Afghan Women's Soccer Team Building for the Future

A four-team female league was recently set up in Kabul; It will help identify players for the national team More

Video Koreas on Edge Amid Live-fire Drills

Pyongyang threatens nuclear test as joint US, S. Korean exercises show forces’ capabilities More