Obamacare

Senate Blocks Effort to Strip Obamacare Funding

Party-line vote

|

WASHINGTON (AP)—The Democratic-led Senate has blocked an effort to strip money from the president's health care law.

The party-line, 54-44 vote clears the last obstacle to Senate approval of a measures aimed at preventing a government shutdown on Tuesday.

The Republican-run House had included the Obamacare language in its version of the shutdown bill at the insistence of conservatives.

Advertisement