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House votes to delay Affordable Care Act

On Sunday, House Republicans voted on an amended spending plan that would delay the Affordable Care Act for a year and wipe out its tax on medical devices, increasing the chances of a government shutdown.
Washington, D.C. (WSYR-TV/CNN) - On Sunday, House Republicans voted on an amended spending plan that would delay the Affordable Care Act for a year and wipe out its tax on medical devices, increasing the chances of a government shutdown.

The bill now goes back to the Senate, which had already stripped a provision from the bill that defunded Obama's signature health care law before it went back to the Republican-controlled House.

The government shutdown will occur if Senate Democrats reject the move and President Barack Obama vetos the measure, as is expected.

Without a deal, a government shutdown will begin at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday.

The Senate is not expected to reconvene until Monday afternoon, leaving little time for the two chambers to work out their differences and continue to keep the government running.
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