US Capitol Capsule: House passes health funding cuts as US faces government shutdown
This article was originally published in Scrip
Republican members of the US House of Representatives may have won the battle last week in passing several amendments to choke off funding for President Barack Obama's health reform programmes, but those measures, which were part of a larger spending bill adopted by the House in a 235-189 vote, could be the Republicans' Waterloo if history repeats itself.
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