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Countdown to Shutdown

The federal government is getting closer to a partial shutdown. If Republicans and Democrats in Congress can’t agree on emergency funding legislation, the partial shutdown will go into effect after midnight.

The battle in Congress has waged largely on the funding of the president’s healthcare law, commonly known as Obamacare, which is set to go into effect soon.

House Republicans have included in their latest proposal a one-year delay of some parts of the health care law and repeal its tax on medical devices. The Democrat-controlled Senate is expected to reject the measure.

 Read the full article at Charlotte News 14.

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